Re: Mozilla Public License is non-free: stipulates court venue ?
Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Jim Marhaus wrote:
>>As discussed recently, choice of venue clauses may be non-free, because
>>they require parties to travel unreasonable distances to avoid summary
>>decisions against them. Does this clause make the MPL non-free?
> I believe so. Doesn't Debian use Mozilla under the GPL/LGPL license option
> though? (In other words, is anyone using the MPL in a way that matters to
Yes. I know of at least BrickOS (an alternative operating system for
Lego Mindstorms kits), Firebird (a database, which uses a modified MPL),
and several Mozilla extensions and locales. There are many licenses
derived from the MPL with only the name changed, so it is difficult to
search for them.
- Josh Triplett