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Re: [wietse@porcupine.org: Please review: Official IBM Public License]

(scrawling on the screen of my Palm-Pilot)

You could make it GPL compatible.
The quoted clause applies to parallel contributors and does not prevent subsequent contributors from continuing to honor your license.



>Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> wrote:
>> [Please Cc me, I'm not subscribed.]
>> >> This is the new Postfix license. Is it GPL-compatible?
>I don't think so.
>> A Contributor may choose to distribute the Program in object code form >> under its own license agreement, provided that:
>>     a) it complies with the terms and conditions of this Agreement; and
>>     b) its license agreement:
>>        iii) states that any provisions which differ from this Agreement 
>>             are offered by that Contributor alone and not by any other >>             party; and
>This makes it not compatible with the GPL, since the GPL requires that
>the terms you distribute it under apply to all third parties, while
>this IBM license does not.
>-- >Raul
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