[License-discuss] Draft of new OSI licenses landing page; please review.

Karl Fogel kfogel at red-bean.com
Wed Apr 4 22:02:36 UTC 2012

"Smith, McCoy" <mccoy.smith at intel.com> writes:
>The FSF doesn't technically "approve" of licenses (except, I suppose,
>they approve of their own licenses: GPL, LGPL, AGPL).  On their
>website, they list two types of non *GPL licenses: 1) "GPL-compatible
>free software licenses" and 2) "GPL-incompatible free software

I'm pretty sure that whenever anyone here says "FSF approval" they just
mean "FSF says the license is a free software license".  GPL
compatibility is a separate issue.

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