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From Richard Fontana <rfont...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: New versions of CC licenses
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:42:16 GMT
On Thu, Dec 05, 2013 at 07:18:48AM -0500, Jeffrey Thompson wrote:
> The Apache license does not say that you can pass on fewer rights.  It doesn't
> have to.  That's the normal case.  You only have to address that issue when you
> want to require the licensee to include all of the rights.

Cite please!

> And there's the explicit permission to use your own terms for your derivative
> work as long as you are in compliance with the conditions of the Apache license
> -- a reference to the notice requirement, not removing copyright and other
> notifications, etc.  This is about as clear as you can get that a commercial
> user doesn't need to change their outbound license.

But as I noted in another response, it is curious that that clause in
the Apache License 2.0 refers only to 'Derivative Works', and not to
'the Work'.

 - RF



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