Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...
On Friday 09 September 2005 18:41, MJ Ray wrote:
> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
> > I am refusing them as long as you cannot clearly show how DFSG#5 forbids
> > some restrictions present in the CDDL.
> It does not work this way. If you believe that a questionable
> license is free, then it's up to you to explain why it follows
> the DFSG and convince ftpmasters to admit the packages as a
> general rule. If you can't even convince this liberal crowd, ow!
Also you may take into account that if an author of cddl'ed software want to
see it into free software linux/hurd/bsd distributions then the software
could be easily double licensed, e.g. CDDL/GPL, CDDL/BSD, CDDL/Artistic, and
so on. If it can not be double licensed with any proven free software license
for any weird reason, then I'll suspect that can of worms will start showing
sooner or later. In today's crazy days I'll go for a conservative approach.
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