[FTF-Legal] FW: [Ossi] DISA to open source administrative software

Alon von Bismark alvbi at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 21 15:48:02 UTC 2009

--- On Wed, 3/18/09, Carlo <carlo at piana.eu> wrote:

> From: Carlo <carlo at piana.eu>
> Subject: Re: [FTF-Legal] FW: [Ossi] DISA to open source administrative software
> To: lrosen at rosenlaw.com, "European Legal Network" <ftf-legal at fsfeurope.org>
> Cc: license-discuss at opensource.org, license-proliferation-2 at opensource.org, "'Open Bar general discussion list'" <discuss-general at open-bar.org>
> Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 3:08 PM
> Dear Larry,
> Well,
> it seems a Good Thing (TM) that:
> a) they have released it under free and open source
> software conditions;
> b) they have chosen licenses already available instead of
> inventing a
> new one (EU should learn from this).
> I am not entirely sure I understand the double licensing
> decision, but
> being them both free and open source  software
> licenses, I think I am fine.
> I cannot comment very much in front of you about the actual
> choice of
> the licence(s) because we already know we have different
> opinions about
> what are to be preferred, ça va sans dire... What could
> disturb me is
> that both licenses are GPL-incompatible, as per the FSF's
> assessment --
> not sure I agree --, but this is not something you have not
> heard
> before, I guess, and perhaps you don't agree with it.
> Why not a... triple licensing? ;-)

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