For Approval: Transitive Grace Period Public Licence, v1.0

Russ Nelson nelson at
Sun Feb 1 05:36:49 UTC 2009

zooko writes:
 > Me: "Well, it is just the OSL 3.0 plus an added clause."
 > Him: "That doesn't prove that it is open source!  Your added clause  
 > could have legal effects which render your licence non-Open-Source.   

Except that it's the OSL 3.0 plus an added WAIVER.  They don't have to
accept it.  They can always give up the freedom to not distribute.

 > It is vitally important that people do not conflate TGPPL with OSL.   

No, it isn't.  I explained why.

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