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

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Thu Oct 7 16:30:23 UTC 2010

Bruce Perens wrote:
> On 10/06/2010 12:05 PM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>>> copies of the program have to be returned?
>> Rheinstraße 15, 65795 Hattersheim/ Germany vanishes? Do all extant
>> No, the license is still valid, regardless of who owns the copyrights.
> It doesn't say so. Other licenses that have tried this have been
> accepted only after the addition of "best effort" text. The idea is that
> you must try to submit the software, but if there is nobody to receive
> it you must still be in compliance with the license's explicit text, not
> any implicit legal guesses.
> And the technology-specific part has to be removed.

I think I misunderstood Josh.  I thought his question about returning
software was in reference to the "no sublicensing" part.

I've already said I think the requirement to submit the code to a
particular website needs to be changed.

Matthew Flaschen

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