Re: IBM Public License (again)
On 2004-05-14 00:33:53 +0100 Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 12:11:14AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
Free software licences should not contaminate other software,
I agree -- and maybe I'm stupid, but I don't see a contamination
mechanism here. [...]
It imposes restrictions on what actions you can take over other
Can you point me at a contaminating mechanism which isn't also present
in a BSD license?
The patent paragraph of section 7?
With a BSD-style license, we would not have previously taken a license
for patents held by the holder. Isn't number of licensees in similar
situations taken as evidence in court?
My Opinion Only and possibly not of any group I know.
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