Re: [md: postfix license and opensource trade mark]

From: "Darren O(dot) Benham" <gecko(at)benham(dot)net>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, md(at)linux(dot)it, gecko(at)benham(dot)net
Subject: Re: [md: postfix license and opensource trade mark]
Date: 1999-03-14 21:49:12
Message-ID: 19990314134912.A5096@darren.benham
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On Sun, Mar 14, 1999 at 11:54:18AM +0100, J.H.M. Dassen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 1999 at 21:30:33 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > AFAIK IBM is marketing postfix (AKA "IBM Secure Mailer") as open source,
> > even if there is a conflicting clause in the license.
> I haven't followed the discussion of the PostFix license in detail, but I
> think we should have clear answers to the following questions should be
> answered before we contact IBM officially:
> - Does the clause actually violate the OSD, or is it an oversight in the
> OSD/DFSG? If it is the latter, is it fixed in the current DFSG revision
> proposal drafts?
I do not believe it's forbidden in the current DFSG. It has been addressed
in the draft to make clauses like this non-DFSG-free.

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