Near Public Domain license

David Woolley forums at
Thu Jul 26 21:12:24 UTC 2007

Jean-Marc Lienher wrote:
> The license must be in the sources and in a README with the binaries,
> otherwise it is not OSI compliant.

The OSD does not cover proprietary binaries created from open source
sources that permit the creation of such binaries.  The binaries will
clearly not be OSD compliant, but that doesn't mean the source isn't.

In practice the recipient of the proprietary binary will still need 
sight of some licence document, to confirm that their copy is legitimate.

Use the BSD licence.

David Woolley
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