Subject: Re: OSI's war on corporate licenses
From: Bruce Perens <>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 22:45:40 -0700

Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> Where's the public pressure on the FSF to come out with a
> that might address this sooner?

It terminates the right to distribute if the patents aren't available
for everyone's free use, not the right to use the software. FSF isn't
likely to restrict any right that you might have without the license.

Given the GNU FDL, nobody wants FSF to make another license in a hurry.