Subject: Re: For Approval: The Wilhelm Svenselius Open Source License version 1.0
From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 00:19:03 -0400

Wilhelm Svenselius scripsit:

> 6. Products derived from or containing any part of the Software must be
> licensed as a whole at NO CHARGE to all third parties under the terms of 
> this license.

The trouble with this clause is that it makes it doubtful whether the
software can be put on CD-ROMs that are sold.

Otherwise, the license looks fine.  But it doesn't seem to do anything
that the GPL doesn't do, or (more to the point) the OSL version 2.

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