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From "Andreas Kuckartz" <>
Subject Re: [OT] What is OSS [was: Cocoon Stammtisch]
Date Tue, 20 May 2003 20:51:47 GMT
> > I think that is "Unlauterer Wettbewerb" (unfair competition).
> Unfair? no, it's just a license. You can state anything (legal) you want
> in your license. You can say that you don't allow your software to be
> used on computers that don't have an Intel CPU intalled, and that you
> don't allow this to be installed on computers that *previously* had
> linux installed or that have have a black case.

Such licenses would probably simply be invalid (or illegal) in Germany.

I meant this: in my opinion it is unfair competition to label software as
"Open Source" and sell it only with a Closed Source license.


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