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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Government License
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:07:07 GMT

On Jul 2, 2014, at 10:05 PM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 12:24 AM, David Welton <davidw@dedasys.com> wrote:
> > Closest I've seen in the 'free' area is licensing that forbids military
> > uses.
> 
> Which is, once again, neither 'free software' nor open source because
> it goes against the definition.  You can't have it both ways: you
> can't exclude people from using it because they are military, gay,
> Illinois nazis, Alaskan women, Liechtensteiners or whatever else you
> happen to dislike.
> 
> At risk of sounding flippant; the original poster didn't indicate he wanted a license
that would be compatible with the definitions of free software or open source :)
> 

True, but it was posted on an Apache community list, which kind
of implies it :)


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