For Approval: The netX Public Lisense (in plain text)

Bruce Perens bruce at
Wed Oct 6 21:20:56 UTC 2010

OK, I guess I'm wrong about sublicensing being required. But in that 
case we must make sure that the license allows the usual distribution 
chain without sublicensing.

Anyway, there are other reasons to reject this license.



On 10/06/2010 12:23 PM, Wilson, Andrew wrote:
> Not sure about this.  Consider, for example, GPL.  When you use
> GPL code, it is under license from the copyright owners, not from
> anyone in the distribution chain.  All distributors have themselves
> agreed to GPL with its patent provisions, but no sublicensing
> has occurred, since this is forbidden by GPL (as Matt F. noted).
> Andy Wilson
> Intel open source technology center

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