[License-discuss] "Fairness" vs. mission objectives

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Wed Feb 26 16:51:23 UTC 2020

Nigel T <nigel.2048 at gmail.com>:
> Probably because there is the concern that a few folks would seek to
> decertify licenses like NOSA and millions of lines of software that other
> folks depend on.

That is a fair concern.

/me reads NOSA license

I would deprecate this because of the uncertainty over the interpretation
of clause G. I would not decertify it.

I hope this illustrates a more general distinction that is helpful.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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