[License-review] Approval: Open Innovation License v2.0
kamalandrew55 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 02:08:31 UTC 2020
Since I'm now my entity which I can provide meeting minutes or board
resolution for, is now the only one who agrees to that mission statement,
it doesn't restrict anybody. If the entity's mind is changed, which likely
it will never be, then this just gets depreciated or no longer adheres to
OSI standards which happened in the past to many other licenses.
It is just like how the GNU License says they are guaranteeing your
software freedom. Nobody can guarantee that totilatarian governments don't
ban open source.
Also the MirOS license states:
We believe you are not liable for work inserted which is intellectual
property of third parties, if you were not aware of the fact, act
appropriately as soon as you become aware of that problem, seek an amicable
solution for all parties, and never knowingly distribute a
work without being authorised to do so by its licensors.
Which is technically not how liability in IP infringement works.
On Mon, Dec 28, 2020, 8:59 PM Andrew Nassief <kamalandrew55 at gmail.com>
> My question though is if my c-corp is agreeing w/ the mission statement
> and now this doesn't require anybody else to morally or legally agree, then
> who it is restricting? One can't argue that it is restricting myself
> because you can't apply restrictions on oneself on behalf of someone else,
> without breaking OSD #6.
> Though the previous one mentioned at goodwill and humans have free will so
> they can decide on anything.
> The previous one was like:
> At goodwill, you agree to
> versus now it is like:
> Andrew believes in this stuff, okay here are the redistribution terms.
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2020, 8:21 PM Thorsten Glaser <tg at mirbsd.de> wrote:
>> Andrew Nassief dixit:
>> >feedback as to why it is not.
>> It contains inacceptable restrictions on use (especially with
>> the statement from Pamela that no part of a licence has no
>> legal impact).
>> > Hi, does anyone sell openbsd stickers by themselves and not packaged
>> > with other products?
>> No, the only way I've seen them sold is for $40 with a free OpenBSD CD.
>> -- Haroon Khalid and Steve Shockley in gmane.os.openbsd.misc
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