Subject: Re: For Approval: TrueCrypt Collective License Version 2.0
From: Matthew Seth Flaschen <>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 17:38:43 -0400

Tomas Novak wrote:
> In our opinion, if the three component licenses were approved 
> only separately, we could not claim that TrueCrypt is distributed under 
> an OSI-approved license.

Obviously, you could not claim specifically that, but you could claim 
the program was distributed under OSI-certified licenses, and thus in 
whole is OSI-certified.  When you distribute all three licenses as one, 
it is not clear which role each plays; this is even more complex if 
another company tries to use the Collective License.

Matthew Flaschen