[License-discuss] a Free Island Public License?
Jeremy C. Reed
reed at reedmedia.net
Fri Dec 16 17:03:07 UTC 2011
> > This software is licensed for any purpose excepting
> > the right to make publicly available derived works
> > which depend exclusively upon non-free components.
On Fri, 16 Dec 2011, Chad Perrin wrote:
> TL;DR Summary:
> My take would be that this satisfies the conditions of the Open
> Source Definition, though I may have overlooked something in my first
I think it conflicts with criterion #9.
> It appears to also satisfy the conditions of the FSF/GNU
> Four Freedoms
I think it conflicts with the first freedom.
> and the Debian Free Software Guidelines,
I think it conflicts with description of the first point.
> but fail to
> satisfy the conditions of the Copyfree Standard Definition. It
> appears to qualify as a copyleft license, but a somewhat atypical
> example of a copyleft license, in that its proliferation mechanism is
> not tied directly to proliferation of itself.
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