Re: Open Software License v2.1
On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 03:35:16PM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> Because it's a copyright license. If I give away all these freedoms
> with respect to my work, then I should really be giving them away. If
> I'm only giving them away contingent on others with rights to the work
> giving theirs, I should negotiate that in an appropriately smoky back
> room -- and until all those show up freely, the software isn't free.
You seem to be describing the difference between a public domain work
and a copyleft work, with the claim that copyleft software isn't free.
Can you express your concept differently, in a way which doesn't include
this kind of nonsense?