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

Elmar Stellnberger estellnb at elstel.org
Fri Jan 11 12:46:22 UTC 2019

On 08.01.19 17:31, Bruce Perens wrote:
> The "conversion" clause is hiding in 6.2, and the wording seems to 
> obscure its intent without changing its effect.
> /6.2 You may re-licence your Derivative Work separately under any 
> Licence you desire, without a Marker and only with the prior written 
> consent of the Original Authors. In such event, new Contributors may be 
> added to the Original Authors’ group./
> /
> /

The license does not 'hide' or 'obscure' anything. In a fact it is more 
verbose than it would be necessary from a legal point of view. It would 
have been fully sufficient to write 'You may re-licence your Derivative 
Work separately without a Marker ...'. It has always been a desire of 
mine to keep the wording understandable for the ordinary programmer.

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