[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Mon Jan 22 05:56:34 UTC 2007

Rick Moen wrote:
> I said that there is nothing _inherently_ wrong (for values of "wrong"
> entailing contravening the letter or spirit of the OSD) with licences
> that require -some- displayed advertising crediting the original
> copyright holder.  It _should_ be possible, I think, to draft such a
> licence that reasonable people consider not to violate OSD #6 by
> substantively permitting full usage of the codebase for all purposes
> especially including commerce by third parties.

Indeed, that's just what GPL 2c does.

Matthew Flaschen

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