[License-discuss] Developing a new open source license

Stephen Michael Kellat smkellat at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 31 17:40:37 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 11:16:04AM -0600, VanL wrote:
>  Hello all,
> I have been retained to help develop a new, strong copyleft open source
> license for a client, Holo Ltd. We have been going back and forth
> internally for a little while and we will shortly be putting out a draft
> for public comment. After the public comment period, we will be submitting
> the license to the OSI for certification.
> I will also be discussing this license in my presentation at CopyleftConf
> on Monday.
> In the meantime, some of the underlying reasoning for why we need a
> different open source license is being presented on Holo's blog. The first
> post is up now, and the second will be up in a couple days:
> https://medium.com/h-o-l-o/why-we-need-a-new-open-source-license-c8faf8a8dadd
> Comments are welcome.
> Thanks,
> Van

>From that description it seems as if you're looking for an AGPL-like equivalent to LGPL.  Is that a fair reading?

Stephen Michael Kellat

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