License Committee Report for September 2008

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Nov 5 07:16:08 UTC 2008

Russ Nelson wrote:
> The problem here is that you want to prohibit modifications for a good
> reason.

I don't agree with that.  Modifying software to make it output only
unstructured UTF-8, for whatever purpose, should be A-OK under any Open
Source license.  I'm not making a slippery slope argument.  Allowing
this provision would be a bad decision in its own right.

Matt FLaschen

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