For (Legacy?) Approval: The MirOS Licence
cowan at ccil.org
Wed Jul 9 20:49:58 UTC 2008
Russ Nelson scripsit:
> It's QUITE clear that the Free Software Foundation subscribes to the
> second view, because it encourages everybody to use the GPL, or only
> if absolutely necessary, the Lesser GPL. Their intent is to create a
> body of code, all of it licensed under the GPL, so that Open Source
> projects can freely mix and match whereas proprietary code can't reuse
> any of it.
They *encourage* use of the GPL and friends, but when it comes to
saying whether licenses are free or not, they don't seem to limit
themselves: if a license is FSF-free, the FSF says so.
> So, one cost of Yet Another Open Source License is in reduced reuse,
True for reciprocal licenses, but not in general for simple
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