[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sun Jan 21 02:38:59 UTC 2007
Peter Kloprogge wrote:
> I do apologize for perhaps missing the point (I'm new to this discussion group
> and I'm asking questions to truly get a deeper understanding of OSI). Going
> through the website most arguments against Exhibit B licenses seem to be the
> notion of impairing commerce. These arguments even surfaced in this group in
> relation to the SocialText license and attribution in general. So it felt
> off-topic to discuss these licenses in relation to OSD#10. Don't get me wrong, I
> understand the rationale of #10 but it feels like there is a dis-agreement on
> the more crucial issue of attribution in general.
No part of OSD is off-topic in a licensing approval discussion. I think
your analysis is faulty. In my recollection, OSD #10 came first in the
GAP discussion and, along with OSD #3, is still the main issue.
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