Re: Help with the Bloom Public License (fwd)
Sorry to followup to myself, but here is another option:
On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 08:38:42AM +0100, Jakob Bohm wrote:
> Mr. Bloom has previously stated (in this thread), that his
> intent is to grant additional rights, such that his library can
> be used in free software which is not under the GPL. Maybe the
> LGPL can do it, if Mr. Bloom does not consider it too
Or how about the Meta-DFSG plus GPL (change to OSD if you do not
want the DFSG used in this way, see another thread here...).
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