[License-discuss] Special clauses added to OSI-approved licenses: are they OK, and if not, what can/should we do about it?

Wilson, Andrew andrew.wilson at intel.com
Mon Jan 9 02:28:22 UTC 2012

Richard Fontana wrote:

> The intended license of Roundcube skins/plugins seems OK (GPL plus
> additional permissions [or copyleft clarifications if you prefer]) but
> could probably be drafted more clearly.

Agreed.  Looks like an additional permission wrt skins/plugins which is well
within the spirit of GPLv3.  May be too verbose wrt disclaimer that the additional
permission can be removed, since this is builtin to GPLv3.

Andy Wilson
Intel open source

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