[OSM-legal-talk] Q&A with a lawyer
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Wed May 13 00:05:06 BST 2009
Frederik Ramm schrieb:
> I have no idea if this concept of fixing the licensor to always be OSMF
> is workable at all. Is it used elsewhere, or is it an entirely new idea?
A number of high-profile open source projects including GNU and Apache
operate that way.
The FSF will accept non-trivial changes to the GNU software only if you
assign copyright to them. (Of course the license allows you to modify
the software and distribute it on your own.)
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