[License-discuss] BSD, MIT [was Re: Draft of new OSI licenses landing page; please review.]

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu Apr 5 18:48:38 UTC 2012

Chad Perrin scripsit:

> Before pushing such a change, perhaps we should consider the meaning of
> Apache 2.0 License section 4, subsections 2 and 4.  There's more to
> "permissive" than "isn't copyleft", and Apache is a somewhat less
> permissive license.

Those both have to do with making sure attribution (and blame) go to
the right people.  I don't see them as serious restrictions on reuse.

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