[License-review] Resubmission of the European Space Agency Public Licenses (ESA-PL) for approval
pamela.chestek at opensource.org
Wed Oct 30 00:40:27 UTC 2019
It was brought to my attention that the ESA Public Licenses, as
were never acted upon by the OSI. I extend the OSI's apologies for the
I have reviewed the threads and have a few questions about the licenses.
There are separate threads for the three licenses and I'll raise my
Open Source Initiative
Chair, Licensing Committee
On 3/12/18 9:56 PM, Bruce Perens wrote:
> Hi Carsten,
> I've reviewed the ESA licenses about 10 days ago. Patrice also had a
> question. You haven't engaged either of us. It seems to me that most
> of the issues I saw worked to ESA's disadvantage rather than everyone
> else's. For example, 7.1 and 7.2 essentially negate themseves except
> for the rare case that there is already a court ruling determining
> infringement, and ESA says "You should acquire the respective rights
> or modify the Software so that the Modification is non-infringing"
> which in my country really only should come from one's own lawyer.
> Do you wish to respond to any of the comments, or should we make
> recommendations on the basis of the license text as it stands?
> Bruce Perens
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