Re: LPPL and non-discrimination
On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 09:52:46AM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> Didn't the QPL used to have this exact feature?
> It was considered free at the time, wasn't it?
The NPL (Netscape Public License; parts of Mozilla still use it) has
this feature. Check out part V of the Additional Terms:
V. Use of Modifications and Covered Code by Initial Developer.
V.1. In General.
The obligations of Section 3 apply to Netscape, except to
the extent specified in this Amendment, Section V.2 and V.3.
V.2. Other Products.
Netscape may include Covered Code in products other than the
Netscape's Branded Code which are released by Netscape
during the two (2) years following the release date of the
Original Code, without such additional products becoming
subject to the terms of this License, and may license such
additional products on different terms from those contained
in this License.
V.3. Alternative Licensing.
Netscape may license the Source Code of Netscape's Branded
Code, including Modifications incorporated therein, without
such Netscape Branded Code becoming subject to the terms of
this License, and may license such Netscape Branded Code on
different terms from those contained in this License.
(The Section 3 referred to in V.1 is about distribution of modified
versions; it also contains the copyleft clauses.)
The NPL makes me want to add a "License must not be overly verbose"
clause to the DFSG...