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

Stefano Maffulli maffulli at
Thu Feb 19 13:17:58 UTC 2009

On 19/feb/09, at 05:41, Tzeng, Nigel H. wrote:

>  I think that it is a new trait that probably isn't covered by  
> another license and deserves more than being a waiver if it is  
> indeed a new open source (sub?) genre.

This is not a new license. It's a license similar to other existing  
ones with an additional clause that sets a time based deadline.  
Software released under the TGPPL falls under the Open Source  
Definition only when the time has passed. Until then it's not open  
source software.


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