Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes
No need to CC me, I'm on the list.
Henning Makholm writes:
> I dimly recall that the test we applied in the IBM was: If the patent
> licence grant and its associated termination clause were deleted from
> the license, would it then be free? The answer was "yes", and the
> license should not become less free by granting more rights, even if
> those extra rights apply only in limited cases.
That is the proper principle to apply -- the same one that applies to
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