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Re: Is the Nokia Open Source License DFSG compliant?



On Sun, Aug 31, 2003 at 01:51:55PM -0600, Kevin Rosenberg wrote:
> Branden Robinson wrote:
> > # Distribution of License
> >   The rights attached to the program must apply to all to whom the program
> >   is redistributed without the need for execution of an additional license
> >   by those parties.
> 
> But doesn't this apply only to the program that is licensed, not
> necessarily to its derivatives?

The rights attached to the work must survive the process of the user
using, modifying, or distributing the work.

If they don't, obviously the user needs to execute an additional license
to exercise his or her fundamental freedoms.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |      A fundamentalist is someone who
Debian GNU/Linux                   |      hates sin more than he loves
branden@debian.org                 |      virtue.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |      -- John H. Schaar

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