Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes - constructive suggestion!
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 09:15:22PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Sample onerous conditions:
> > 1) Pay money.
> > 2) Send your changes back always.
> > 3) Pay money on request.
> "I'm broke and on a desert island, I can't do any of these."
> > 4) Send your changes back on request.
> "I'm broke and on a desert island, but I can do this if you cover my
> > We already reject (1), (2), and (3). Why is (4) suddenly not rejected
> > as onerous?
> Because it's not onerous if someone else covers your costs. In the same
> way "You must give me your sources at cost if you give me your binaries"
> isn't onerous.
It has been pointed out that the true costs are sometimes much higher
than the cost of media.