[License-review] License Committee Report

Richard Fontana fontana at sharpeleven.org
Mon Sep 7 03:55:07 UTC 2015

On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 05:39:29PM -0400, Richard Fontana wrote:

> TOPPERS License
> ===============
> I raised a late concern about the broad indemnification clause, which
> I had previously overlooked
> (https://lists.opensource.org/pipermail/license-review/2015-September/001119.html).
> Recommendation: Await response from license submitter regarding
> indemnification provision (alternatively, perhaps there should be
> general discussion about the issue of when an indemnification
> provision goes too far for a license to be open source). No further
> action at this time.

The license submitter has proposed a modification to paragraph 4 which
would alter the indemnification clause 

Therefore I now recommend approval of the TOPPERS License (text as
given at
as further modified by the change to paragraph 4).


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