Subject: Re: Legal soundness comes to open source distribution
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 22:32:01 -0400 (EDT)

David Johnson writes:
 > Click-thru threatens to overturn this fundamental tenet. Regardless of what 
 > other effects it may have, it will severly damage the philosophical core of 
 > Open Source.

I share your fear, and brought it to the board at the last meeting.
Allowing contractural licenses really means modifying the OSD so that
it *clearly* does not allow restrictions on use or modification.

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