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

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu Sep 17 19:47:57 UTC 2015

Richard Fontana scripsit:

> I guess I've tended to read the 'no discrimination against persons or
> groups' plank more narrowly as having been intended to mean 'can't
> exclude anyone from enjoyment of baseline open source rights based on
> status as a person or member of a group'.

Indeed, like the "cannot be used by the police of South Africa" clause
of unblessed memory.

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