[Cc-bizcom] Share-revenues as an alternative to Non-commercial
dc at samizdat.org
Wed May 4 16:56:19 EDT 2005
>>> Marius Amado Alves wrote:
>>> Please point to the CopyFlex license. I looked around and did not find
All I could find was this "proposed terms" for an specialized instance of
it. Maybe it does not quite exist yet.
>>> From what I did find, it seems no, it will not be OSI-compliant, it will
>>> probably breach clause 6 like the rest of us. But we need to see the
>>> license to know for sure.
>> David Christie wrote:
>> I don't think CopyFlex breaches OSD clause 6, any more than the GPL does,
>> but I may have missed something.
>> It doesn't seem to impose more restrictions than the GPL. As I understand
>> it, it is a clever compromise between GPL-like and BSD-like licenses --
>> it has copyleft like GPL but that expires after a period of time, so the
>> license becomes like BSD eventually.
You are quite right that we can't judge if it's OSD-compatible without a
copy of the exact license.
And sorry, I didn't mean to take this exchange private. I meant to reply to
the list but replied to you privately instead.
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