Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation of the GPL
On Wed, Dec 01, 1999 at 02:21:08AM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> From: Joseph Carter <email@example.com>
> > 9. License Must Not Contaminate Other Software
> You may have a point. If you have to click something that says you
> are 18 _before_ you download the GPL part, that's probably part of a
> contaminating license. But please note that my original criticism never
> even got to whether or not it was Open Source, I was considering whether
> or not other software licenses in the distribution were being violated.
That is an essential distinction. The Corel EULA is clearly _not_ itself
an open source license. But that doesn't mean that it conflicts with the
open source licenses of components of the system.
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