Fwd: OSI approves CPAL at OSCON 2007
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Ken.Coar at Golux.Com
Tue Jul 31 16:03:17 UTC 2007
Forrest J. Cavalier III wrote:
> A safe harbor term of "BSD but not the GPL" is not GPL compatible.
> ...but apparently "BSD but not the GPL" can be an OSI approved
> license, since the approval can go with the safe-harbor interpretation
> of "oh, it's the BSD."
Licence intercompatibility is not a requirement of approval. OSD
compliance is. By your remark above, the Apache licence shouldn't
have been approved because rms said it wasn't compatible with GPL (V2).
So the Apache licence wasn't open-source?
Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini http://Ken.Coar.Org/
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