Questions about patents and open source licences

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sat Apr 5 05:17:52 UTC 2008

David Woolley wrote:
> In particular, I'm not sure that the GPL plus a geographic restrictions 
> is an OSI approved licence.

If it's not, this should be clearly noted on the website.  Otherwise, 
one would assume it's allowed, since it's of course in the text 
published on the site.  Further restrictions not listed in the license 
are of course barred.

Matt Flaschen

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