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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Clarifiying our license criteria
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:48:24 GMT
Marvin Humphrey wrote on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 08:48:45 -0800:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 7:01 PM Ross Gardler <ross@gardler.me> wrote:
> 
> > 1. The license must meet the Open Source Definition (OSD).
> >
> > 2. The license must not place restrictions on the distribution of
> >    independent works that use or contain the covered work.
> >
> > 3. The license, as applied in practice, must not impose significant
> >    restrictions beyond those imposed by the Apache License 2.0.
> 
> To clarify, my proposal is to simplify the criteria down to two:
> 
>   1. The license must meet the Open Source Definition (OSD).
> 
>   2. The license, as applied in practice, must not impose significant
>      restrictions beyond those imposed by the Apache License 2.0.

How about s/as applied in practice//?

I think we should clarify the intended meaning of the term
"significant", since it's a subjective term.  We might be able to do so
by annotating the CatA/CatB/CatX lists with the rationales for the
classifications we have already made?

Cheers,

Daniel

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