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

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Feb 18 21:44:48 UTC 2009

zooko scripsit:

> If you want to protect the trademark in the sense of prohibiting  
> people from using it without your permission, then you'll need to  
> either give me permission or sue me (and the other people who have  
> released software under TGPPL).  

The trademark is not "Open Source" (which cannot be trademarked) but
"OSI Approved".

> Please include the Transitive Grace Period Public Licence, v1.0, on  
> the list you maintain of Open Source Definition-conformant licences.

The OSI does not maintain such a list.  It maintains a list of
OSI Approved licenses.  There may be, and doubtless are, many 
OSD-compliant licenses that are not OSI Approved.

John Cowan          cowan at
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