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From "Cliff Schmidt" <cliffschm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Two weeks left for comments!
Date Thu, 30 Mar 2006 01:32:03 GMT
On 3/29/06, Ralph Goers <Ralph.Goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
>
>
> Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >
> > I think you should remove it -- among other things, it places a
> > policy restriction on ourselves that is contrary to open source
> > principles.  Users of our software should be allowed to link with
> > anything in their environment.  We should not be prohibited from
> > creating the bridge code between open source and proprietary systems,
> > provided that none of that code is distributed in our products.
> >
> My 2 cents. Users should definitely be allowed to link to anything they
> want, including proprietary software. Users should not be required to
> link with software which prohibits them from creating a proprietary
> product under whatever license they choose.

Thanks for the feedback, Ralph.  This current draft of the policy
allows this.  Let me know if you see anything in there that makes this
unclear.

Cliff

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