[License-review] For Approval: Convertible Free Software License, Version 1.3 (C-FSL v1.3)

Elmar Stellnberger estellnb at elstel.org
Fri Jan 11 10:24:56 UTC 2019

On 08.01.19 17:38, Carlo Piana wrote:
>> 7.5 If the Fork comprises 65% or more code that is different to that  

> of the Original Branch, then new Original Authors may be appointed. >
> That's quite a high threshold. This is not a fork, this is a new project 
> incorporating some of the previous code. And the verb "may" means by the 
> Original Authors or (more likely, but it's not clear) by the forker alone?

The problem is that I do not want to employ automatic relicensing on a 
code share below 50% because then there could be appointed two different 
concurrent groups of original authors which would in my mind lead to 
contradictory solutions. 65% is a rather safe choice avoiding counting 
issues (like f.i. blank lines).

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