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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?


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