MS-PL/GPL compatibility, was Re: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Thu Aug 23 20:05:26 UTC 2007

Chris Travers wrote:

> If one is *required* to restrict, why are additional permissions
> specifically excluded from the terms that can be removed?

They're not excluded.  It also says "When you convey a copy of a covered
work, you may at your option remove any additional permissions from that
copy, or from any part of it."

Matt Flaschen

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