Subject: Re: Educational Community License question
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 10:41:14 -0500

Jules writes:
 > Would the Open Source Initiative consider any such insertion or 
 > notices/T&Cs to constitute a valid Educational Community License 
 > version 1.0?  

Yes and no.  You're not modifying the ECL.  The ECL requires that you
disclose all licenses under which you must comply, but you're not
changing the ECL when you do that.

Any such "pre-existing intellectual property disclaimers, notices, or
terms and conditions" may or may not comply with the Open Source
Definition.  If you have to comply with multiple licenses, you can
only use the Open Source mark if all the licenses are approved by OSI.

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