Subject: Re: compatibility and the OSD
From: Bob Scheifler <Bob.Scheifler@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 15:20:34 -0400

I wrote:
> MPL 1.1, for example, imposes restrictions on distribution of executables:

The Attribution Assurance License also places a very significant restriction
on the form of any binary derivative work:
     2. Redistributions of the Code in binary form must ... each time the
        resulting executable program or a program dependent thereon is
        launched, a prominent display ... of the Author's attribution
        information ...
(ignoring the apparent lack of a verb).

It seems to me the door is open to placing restrictions on distribution
of derivative works.

- Bob