Re: Is the OSL DFSG free?
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:19:08AM +0200, Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> > More generally, that rationale is bogus because it applies to almost *all*
> > restrictions in any license. The GPL discriminates against proprietary
> > software authors.
> No, it does not. (It makes it impossible for propietary software authors
> to enrich their software with the copyleft software. But when this is
> discrimination, so is giving away free t-shirts, as there are people who
> do not like clothes).
Sorry, but that didn't make any sense at all. There's no relationship
between a license forbidding use of code in the endeavor of writing
proprietary software, and a person choosing not to accept something
because of personal preference.