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Re: Poly/ML license

Camm Maguire wrote:

> Greetings!  Is the following DFSG free?

Clickwrap.  And it wants to be a contract.  Which is bad to start with.

It requires you to give any "Improvements" you make to the original Licensor
on demand.  That's non-free.  To do whatever they like with them, in fact,
including using them in proprietary software.  Actually, on demand of any
Licensee, which is pretty extreme!

They didn't grant the right to make derivative works explicitly; however, in
context, they must have meant to do so under "use".

Weirdly, instead of the usual system where everyone gets a license from the
original copyright holder, this grants everyone the right to sublicense
under the same agreement.  I think it has much the same effect, but it's
*weird*, so I don't know.

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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