Subject: Re: OSD #6 (fields of endeavor) and research vs commercial rights
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 00:01:22 -0400

Bob Scheifler writes:
 > APSL 1.2 seems to discriminate between distribution for research use
 > and distribution for commercial use (by imposing different obligations).

Yes, it does, however in both cases the licensing satisfies the Open
Source Definition.  It's like making boys use the boys room and girls
use the girls room.  It would be unacceptable discrimination to not
have any girls room at all.

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