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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Mozilla Public License vs. Apache License
Date Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:57:09 GMT
I've added the full name to the entry.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 5:25 AM, Glen Peterson <glen@organicdesign.org>
wrote:

> Oops - thanks!  I just searched in the page for MPL and found siMPLy,
> coMPLies, exaMPLe.  Then I gave up and searched for "Mozilla" instead,
> finding only that one reference.  If I'd kept with MPL longer I would
> have found it.
>
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 7:50 AM, Richard Eckart de Castilho
> <rec@apache.org> wrote:
> > MPL is listed on the page that you referenced under "Weak Copyleft"
> > or commonly called "Category B":
> >
> > https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved#category-b
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > -- 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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> Glen K. Peterson
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