Subject: Re: OVPL summary
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 11:35:33 -0400

Brian C writes:
 > To what extent does the OVPL's grant of additional rights to
 > the initial developer thwart the rights of subsequent developers to fork?

Perhaps all licenses with "Initial Developer" terms are iffy?  That
would include all MPL-derived licenses, including the CDDL and OVPL.

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