[License-review] NOSA 2.0

Richard Fontana fontana at opensource.org
Thu Feb 4 21:41:47 UTC 2016

On Thu, Feb 04, 2016 at 03:01:43PM -0500, Richard Fontana wrote:
> The
> United States Government, as represented by Government Agency, is an
> intended third-party beneficiary of all subsequent redistributions of
> the Subject Software.  Anyone who uses, reproduces, modifies or
> redistributes the Subject Software, as defined herein, or any part
> thereof, is, by that action, accepting in full the responsibilities
> and obligations contained in this Agreement.

While I'm not certain yet there's a problem here, I have the feeling
that 'Original Software' would have made more sense there than
'Subject Software' (a superset of 'Original Software').

I also question whether 'or any part thereof' is necessary and wonder
whether that could lead to some problematic consequence. Maybe it
would be better if the reference to 'any part thereof' were restricted
to 'Original Software'.

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