[License-review] [Was: Submission of OSET Public License for Approval] -- National Security and Public Policy (3.5B and 4)

Simon Phipps simon at webmink.com
Thu Sep 17 18:11:53 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 6:12 PM, John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:

> Josh Berkus scripsit:
> > Due to this provision, I see the OSET license as presented as being in
> > violation of the OSD, and would not currently vote to certify it.
> You are fiercely holding the barn door shut when the back wall is down
> and the horse is cantering down the road singing "Don't Fence Me In".
> I advise you (IANAL, TINLA, but not UPL either) to let it go.

If this is the case the clauses in question aren't needed so could be
dropped. We would surely be foolish to set the precedent that building
inequality into a license is acceptable?

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