[License-review] request for review of the 3D Slicer License
josh at berkus.org
Fri May 28 16:20:07 UTC 2021
On 5/28/21 6:02 AM, Lukas Atkinson wrote:
> However, I don't think the Part A Contribution Agreement should be
> covered by an OSI approval decision. It's an unconstrained CLA to the
> benefit of a particular party, not an Open Source license to the public.
> If the Contribution Agreement were part of the license, the requirement
> to de-identify data could also be a field of use restriction.
Agreed. Part A is a straight-up CLA, and should be separate from the
software license. I really don't see how we can approve it as-is (or,
for that matter, why any lawyer thought it was a good idea to have two
separate documents joined at the hip this way).
If Part B was separated, I don't see any problem with it. When I read
clause 4, it strikes me as a disclaimer and NOT a field-of-use
restriction, and disclaimers are 100% acceptable.
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