[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: LPPL and non-discrimination

On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 11:35:07AM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Richard Braakman <dark@xs4all.nl>

> > The NPL (Netscape Public License; parts of Mozilla still use it) has
> > this feature.  Check out part V of the Additional Terms:

> >                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.

> Uh... does "Covered Code" include modifications that third parties
> make? If so, then we have a problem.

No moreso than we already have with the GPL; just like with the GPL, if
you can't comply because you aren't in a position to grant the required
permissions on the Covered Code, you have no right to distribute your

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

Attachment: pgp89E_MASFhe.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: