[License-discuss] step by step interpretation of common permissive licenses
massimo.zaniboni at asterisell.com
Fri Jan 13 18:05:37 UTC 2017
I tried interpreting the terms of common permissive licenses following a
"step by step" approach, like if they were instructions in programminng
code, and I found with my big surprises that doing so they became non
permissive licenses, or permissive licenses only using some
This is the case for BSD-2, MIT, and ISC license. Instead Apache-2
license can be followed in a precise way, and its "step by step"
interpretation implies exactly its intended meaning.
The analysis is in this mine blog-post:
Probably I'm wrong, but I'm curious to understand where. So if someone
has the patience to read the post, can report here a fault part of my
reasoning, so I can understand better and maybe discuss?
Thanks in advance for any clarification on this subject,
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