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Re: Is the OSL DFSG free?

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 02:02:50PM +0200, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
>  Isn't Section 10 of the OSL ("Mutual Termination for Patent Action") a
> violation of Section 5 of the DFSG ("No Discrimination Against Persons
> or Groups")?  It clearly discriminates persons filing a law suite
> against a OSL licensed software.  I would even see it as valid that it
> violates Section 9 of the DFSG ("License Must Not Contaminate Other
> Software").

When referring to a license, it's useful to provide a URL to the text of
the license in question.

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