non-military use license

ihab.awad at ihab.awad at
Thu Jan 11 19:00:50 UTC 2007

On 1/11/07, Andrew C. Oliver <acoliver at> wrote:
> Out of curiosity what if someone were to phrase a license that it the
> software could not be used to "physically cause harm or injury to
> others" ...

So can it be used for medical ultrasound devices that save lives? [
Yes. ] What if these same devices are used in the office of an OB who
performs abortions? I can see this becoming a huge entrenched
controversy, which the simple idea of Open Source software probably
does not need....


Ihab A.B. Awad, Palo Alto, CA

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