Subject: Re: For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 23:37:27 -0400

Ernie Prabhakar writes:
 > It sounds to me like Sean really wants to avoid the emergence of a 
 > alternative, viable Open Source fork of his project under the GPL. That 
 > is, he is less concerned about what happens to the code per se, and 
 > more concerned about the -community- being split by having two 
 > interesting public code bases under different licenses.   Particularly 
 > if the interesting stuff starts happening under a GPL license, and ends 
 > up obsoleting the original (BSD) codebase.

Seems to me like the EU DataGrid Software License would have the same
effect, with less potential for *causing* forks.

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