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Re: [License-review] For Approval: Scripting Free Software License, Version 1.3.5 (S-FSL v1.3.5)

Am 08.11.2013 16:33, schrieb Paul Tagliamonte:
On Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 04:15:30PM +0000, Elmar Stellnberger wrote:
"specific to someone": Well this is an unavoidable necessity in order to
Maybe, but specific clauses like this clearly violate OSD #3 and #5
(#3: if your downstream “A” is a “public distribution” and A’s
downstream “B” isn’t, B cannot distribute them under the same terms
as it got them from A under).
Well we could crop out this special facilitation but that would make
the license less fit for practical purposes. I do not want to sacrifice
practical fitness towards perfectly strict OSI compliance.
To be clear, not satisfying OSD 3 & 5 (DFSG 3 and 5 as well) this will
*NOT* be fit for Debian main. You're free to try to get it into

Concerning OSD conformance please see for the discussion at http://projects.opensource.org/pipermail/license-discuss/2013-November/001358.html.

#3: It does clearly allow derived works; shielding of copyright notices does not contradict this. #5: Additional facilitation in certain use cases does not discriminate against people or groups of people.
       Please do also read the argumentation at license-discuss about it.


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