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From Richard Eckart de Castilho <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Mozilla Public License vs. Apache License
Date Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:50:58 GMT
MPL is listed on the page that you referenced under "Weak Copyleft"
or commonly called "Category B":



-- Richard

On 26.08.2015, at 13:48, Glen Peterson <glen@organicdesign.org> wrote:

> I was looking for a reference to the MPL on the ASF Legal Previously
> Asked Questions page here:
> https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved
> I did not see it in the Category A list.  It was mentioned under NPL
> in the list of licenses that are not compatible, but in a way that
> makes it sound like the MPL would be compatible.  The specific text
> says:
> "NPL
> The NPL is simply the Mozilla Public License (MPL) plus amendments
> that are specific to Netscape. Unfortunately, these amendments allow
> "Netscape" (now part of Time Warner) to avoid the reciprocity
> requirement that all other licensees must adhere to. This disqualifies
> the license from meeting Open Source Definition #5 ("No Discrimination
> Against Persons or Groups"). Therefore, the NPL is listed as an
> excluded license."
> How compatible is the MPL with Apache?  Why isn't it listed more
> clearly on this page?  Is that an oversight, or is the compatibility
> unknown?
> -- 
> Glen K. Peterson
> (828) 393-0081

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