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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: license zero
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:21:35 GMT
Euh... any license can be Open Source. OSI doesn't "own" that term.

On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 5:52 PM, Danese Cooper <danese@gmail.com> wrote:

> License Zero isn't Open Source (as in it hasn't been OSI Approved). Field
> of Use restrictions violate the OSD and indicate a basic misunderstanding
> of Open Source (one that is currently in vogue with the new kids).
>
> Danese
>
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 1:27 PM Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>> Hi Apache legal folk!
>>
>> Recently some concern has grown about the long term sustainability of
>> software projects. Saw an interesting concept [0] to deal with this
>> recently and I wanted to see how folks at Apache feel about it.
>>
>> [0] https://licensezero.com/
>>
>> [[Personally I think it could setup the right incentives if the private
>> license money's paid to a foundation (not a privately held company) but
>> otherwise interesting thought experiment.]]
>>
>

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