Subject: Re: Question on OSD #5
From: Matthew Flaschen <>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 20:06:58 -0500

Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> As the author of the now-deprecated Jabber license, I can tell you that
> there is nothing particularly unique about that Section 5. Here is the same
> concept in the Mozilla 1.1 license, which the Jabber license at the time
> attempted to emulate:

I hadn't realize that was in MPL 1.1.  The issue I have with the clause
is that it may encourage the idea that the license is negotiable.

Matt Flaschen