Subject: Re: License Committee Report
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 18:35:34 -0500

Jan Dockx writes:
 > I for one, don't agree with this assessment. The issue of the
 > submitter is real, and doesn't impose on the spirit of Open
 > Source. More to the point, I think that the license does not impose
 > a restriction on use, but it does impose a restriction on the
 > _distribution_ of the data and results gained from using the
 > software.

Results are a separate work from the licensed software.  They come,
not from the software itself, but instead from the use of the
software.

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