Re: DRAFT d-l summary of the OSL v2.0
Jeremy Hankins wrote:
> What do you think of the wording I suggested replacing #6 with?
> 6. No Discrimination Against Types of Use
> The license must not restrict anyone from using the work for any
> purpose. For example, it may not restrict the work from being used in
> a business, from being used for genetic research, or from being used to
> provide web services.
> By replacing "field of endeavor" with "use" it's narrower in one sense
> (anything can be a field of endeavor, but "use" is relatively well
> defined), but broader in another by talking about all (or at least
> most) use restrictions.
However, there are two methods of "using" software: You can run the
software, or you can work with the source code. Perhaps the following:
6. No Discrimination Against Use
The license must not restrict anyone from making use of the work in a
specific field of endeavor. For example, it may not restrict the work from
being run in a commercial setting, from being modified and used for genetic
research, or from being used to provide web services.