Subject: RE: compatibility and the OSD
From: "Lawrence Rosen" <lrosen@rosenlaw.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 17:18:31 -0700

 Tue, 28 Sep 2004 17:18:31 -0700
> Python is "open source software", even if the older version of it's 
> license has an "ACCEPT" button in contradiction of OSD #10.

That is not in contradiction to OSD #10. What that OSD provision prevents is
a license requirement that all downstream distributions also use an "ACCEPT"
button.

/Larry

Lawrence Rosen 
Rosenlaw & Einschlag, technology law offices (www.rosenlaw.com)
3001 King Ranch Road, Ukiah, CA 95482 
707-485-1242 * fax: 707-485-1243 
email: lrosen@rosenlaw.com 



> Python is
> "open
> source software", even if the older version of it's license has an
> "ACCEPT"
> button in contradiction of OSD #10.
> 
> --
> -Chuck