[License-review] For Approval: GPL-3+-with-whonix-additional-terms - GPLv3 with improved, legal protections as per GNU GPL version 3 section 7

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Sun Mar 17 06:29:52 UTC 2019

On Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 8:43 PM Richard Fontana <
richard.fontana at opensource.org> wrote:

> I don't think OSI should be considering GPLv3 additional restrictions.
>  ... OSI should generally defer to the FSF as to their legitimacy in
> relation to GPLv3.

We shouldn't create a special status for FSF which makes us deny
consideration entirely, without doing so for all license creators. We can
and should, however, protect FSF's trademarks and their authority in
controlling the text of the version of the license that is *called *GPLv3.
We should probably thus not consider this combination of two texts for
approval without first removing the name of FSF and the name GPLv3 from the
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