For Approval: TVA Open Source License

Bruce Perens bruce at
Fri Sep 11 19:33:15 UTC 2009

Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> Whether or not it is compatible
> with the GPL is a matter for discussion on the FSF website, but is
> irrelevant to your proposal here.
Isn't that going a bit too far? GPL-compatibility is a significant goal, 
and IMO justifies the submission of a new license.
Regardless of the state of the NASA license, if they have chosen to 
steer clear of an existing argument by making a modification to the 
terms, that seems relevant.



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