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Re: Open Software License v2.1

On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 04:15:59PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 12:24:31PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 10:39:39PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > > I'm not sure that this clause necessarily passes the DFSG, but it's clear
> > > that the OSI has made a good and, in my opinion, successful effort to clean
> > > it up.  It's neither fair nor correct to say that nothing has changed.
> > 
> > It's still non-free for the same reasons, so nothing relevant has changed.
> You mean that you still believe it's non-free because nothing relevant
> to your reasons has changed, and you're pretending that other perspectives
> don't exist.

Irrelevant by the law of limiting factors. But I haven't seen anybody
seriously advance any other positions.

> Using copyright as a defense against patents is fairly new
> and I've never seen a consensus on the issue.

This habit people have recently developed as dismissing any answers
they don't like by claiming "no consensus" is really fucking stupid.

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