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Re: LPPL and non-discrimination

Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org> wrote:

> Jonathan Fine <jfine@activetex.org> writes:
> > My concern is with the Debian Free License, and the
> > non-dsicrimination guideline.
> >
> > Suppose ABC Software takes a DFL and from it creates
> > a new license (call it ABC-DFL) by adding the clause:
> >>   If the licensee is ABC Software Inc then the licensee
> >>   may freely incorporate this work into its proprietary
> >>   software.
> >
> > My question is this:  Does this ABC-DFL license meet the
> > Debian Free Software Guidelines?
> Must modifications be under the ABC-DFL?  If so, it's non-free because
> to modify it you must agree that ABC can use your code in their
> proprietary stuff.  Is this what you're getting at?
> Otherwise, it's free, afaict.

Didn't the QPL used to have this exact feature?
It was considered free at the time, wasn't it?

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