[License-review] For Legacy Approval: TOPPERS License

Richard Fontana fontana at sharpeleven.org
Thu Sep 3 13:44:07 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 03, 2015 at 07:15:35AM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Richard Fontana dixit:
> >but I'm not aware of anything as broad as this in a license recognized
> >as open source or free software(if I'm right in reading it as the same
> I think the disclaimer (or wording or absence thereof) has not been
> seen a reason to prevent OSI approval. Other approved licences have
> indemnification clauses or “patent” clauses that are at least as
> worrisome as this…

This is not worded as a mere liability disclaimer (unless what we have
is a problematic translation of a Japanese legal term, which strikes
me as possible).


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