Subject: Re: Beerware license
From: Matthew Flaschen <>
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2007 04:57:40 -0500
Wed, 03 Jan 2007 04:57:40 -0500
I think it meets the OSD.  However, please don't call it open source
unless/until OSI approves it.

If you want a simple BSD-style license, try (Fair License) , which is about the same length
(though a little vague).

Matthew Flaschen

Scythereal wrote:
> Just out of interest, does the beerware license come under the open source
> definition, or is the obligation to buy the author a beer in violation of
> the 'free' aspect?

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