[License-review] Discussing proposed new licenses

Josh Berkus josh at postgresql.org
Fri Sep 11 15:41:20 UTC 2015


> What you are asking for is a discussion regarding the philosophical
> advantages of strong vs weak copyleft in a specific domain.  I vote no
> thanks.


> OSET wants their own alternative to MPL (not GPLv3) as a special purpose
> license.  We have 4:  ECL v2.0, IPA, NOSA 1.3, OFL v1.1. 

You know, this starts to look like OSI really needs to craft an
alternate MPL which allows for vertical domain customization while still
remaining essentially the same license.

--Josh Berkus

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