Subject: Re: [Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 01:32:51 -0800

Quoting John Cowan (
> David Dillard scripsit:
> > Suppose you want to combine two sets of code where the attribution
> > clauses in the licenses state (as in the Terracotta license) that you
> > must put the text at the very bottom and in the center.  You can't meet
> > the terms of both licenses.  Thus, you cannot combine the two sets of
> > code.  Seems silly to let attribution requirements prevent such a
> > combination.
> There are dozens of reasons for incompatibilities between various
> OSI-certified licenses.

This, however, is immiscibility of two codebases under the _same_ licence.

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