a proposed change to the OSD

John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com
Fri Oct 25 22:20:23 UTC 2002

Russell Nelson scripsit:

> I'm going to propose a change the Open Source Definition at our board
> meeting next Thursday.  It is simply this:
> 0) A license may not restrict use or modification of a lawfully
> obtained copy of a work.

What about verbatim copying?  Seems to me that shouldn't be restricted
either, or am I overlooking something?

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