Re: european data grid
On 2003-10-13 16:46:41 +0100 A Mennucc <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Interesting. It seems to be an "old BSD" style licence, with some
clauses combined and the following addition:
4. You are under no obligation to provide anyone with any bug fixes,
upgrades or other modifications, enhancements or derivatives of the
features,functionality or performance of this software that you may
However, if you publish or distribute your modifications,
derivative works without contemporaneously requiring users to enter
separate written license agreement, then you are deemed to have
participants in the EU DataGrid a worldwide, non-exclusive,
perpetual license to install, use, reproduce, display, modify,
and sub-license your modifications, enhancements or derivative works,
in binary or source code form, under the license conditions stated in
list of conditions.
The intent seems to be to create a weak-copyleft-default licence that
looks like the BSD one. I think it is GPL-incompatible for the same
reasons as the old BSD licence (so pay attention when using it), but I
think it may be DFSG-free.
MJR/slef My Opinion Only and possibly not of any group I know.
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