Subject: Re: For Approval: BSD License, PostgreSQL Variant
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 00:38:10 -0400

Lawrence Rosen scripsit:

> John, you and I agree on the fundamental rule that licenses can't be changed
> without the unanimous consent of the authors or copyright owners. I wasn't
> suggesting that rule be revoked.


FWIU, any owner can alter the licensing terms as long as he is responsible
to the other owners for any profits or losses as a result.  In OSS, that's
normally not an issue.

John Cowan        <>
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        You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
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