Groklaw's OSI item

Russ Nelson nelson at
Wed Aug 29 21:49:59 UTC 2007

Matthew Flaschen writes:
 > Where does it say the license author must ask for approval?  This is the
 > tradition, but I don't see any rule about it.

There is no rule.  It's just a good idea, in case the license needs to
be modified.  I don't think anybody expects the GPLv3 to not pass
muster -- but the question must be asked anyway.

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