[OSM-dev] licensing question

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Thu Aug 5 13:56:41 BST 2010


On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 8:08 AM, Serge Wroclawski <emacsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> A license may have any number of terms in. It might say that any
> changes (internal or not) are required to be redistributed back to the
> upstream provider. This is a term that the original Plan 9 license
> had, for example.

It might, but then, that clause might not be enforcible, any more than
a clause in a coloring book which says you aren't allowed to color the
grass red.  This of course could vary from jurisdiction to
jurisdiction as well.



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