Open Source Content License (OSCL) - Other/Miscellaneous licenses
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sat Apr 19 00:52:06 UTC 2008
Wilson, Andrew wrote:
> Take new-BSD. Sure, new-BSD allows you to redistribute in source
> and make modifications. So far, so good. But, it also requires you to
> reproduce the entire license text, including
> THE FULL DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY IN SCREAMING ALL CAPS LIKE THIS.
> Reproducing an excerpt with attribution but sans full license
> is not allowed.
> GPL has the same problem -- you are required to provide a full copy of
> GPL with each distribution of a derivative work and to mark each copy
> with a disclaimer of warranty.
This is true of GFDL as well. You have to reproduce the full license,
with all conditions, unless the excerpt can be considered fair use. So
I don't think this is really an argument for using
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