OSI certification mark and BSD licence

John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com
Tue Oct 22 17:40:28 UTC 2002

Alain =?iso-8859-1?Q?D=E9silets?= scripsit:

> But the original licensor of the software did NOT receive the software
> under the terms of the AFL. Therefore, he can do what he pleases with
> the software, including distribute it under terms other than AFL (even
> if he previously distributed it under AFL).

See the 7th paragraph of the AFL, the one headed License to Source Code. 

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