Subject: Re: For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License
From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Date: 25 Sep 2003 16:00:23 -0700

Mike Wattier <> writes:

> Well..there are those within the "community" to which the GPL is a hindrance, 
> plain and simple.

Sure, I know that.  (I've been in the open source business for 13
years now; I really do know something about it.  And I do mean
business literally, as it's how I earn my living.)

I think the question at hand is whether the OSSAL helps those people,
or indeed any people, in any meaningful way.  In your message you said
that it did, but you didn't explain how.  I want to understand how.

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