[License-discuss] Proposed license decision process

Lawrence Rosen lrosen at rosenlaw.com
Thu Dec 13 18:09:22 UTC 2018

Richard Fontana wrote:

> I can easily come up with hypothetical licenses that would seem not to
fail a highly literalist reading of the OSD, but which historically would
never have been *treated* as conforming to the OSD, because of an obvious
failure of the license to provide software freedom as traditionally
understood in the community.


Can you please cite examples that we've screwed up (or create a
hypothetical) because of a "highly literalist reading of the OSD"? 


"Traditionally understood?" You sound like the late Justice Antonin Scalia!
(Sorry; that crack is ad hominem!) :-)



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