Proposal for change to OSD#9

Josef Assad josef.assad at
Sun Aug 26 18:34:33 UTC 2007

On Sun, 26 Aug 2007 10:39:13 -0700
Rick Moen <rick at> wrote:

> Quoting Nils Labugt (elabu at
> > OSD#9 does not define "other software". 
> I don't see that as a problem.  Never before recently have I seen
> anyone find a way to understand that provision's meaning, and one
> suspects in the recent case that the lack of comprehension was
> somewhat willful.

A certain claim that a browser was integral to the OS comes to mind...
I agree that pinning down what "other software" means is problematic.

I'd be curious to know what specific scenarios you had in mind to cover
though, Nils.

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