Subject: Re: Granting permission.
From: Steve Lhomme <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 22:17:48 +0100

> We would like to use the LGPL, and GPL licenses.  However we also want 
> the flexibility to switch to a less restrictive license such as the MIT 
> license later.  The GPL also prevents certain commercial uses.  For 
> people who find this to be a problem, we would like to be able to offer 
> them a different license whereby we can allow them to do what they want 
> on a case by case basis.

Such a license wouldn't be OSD compliant because it would prevent a 
certain type of distribution (the only way AFAIK to make money with a 
GPL software).

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