this provision is supposed to apply only to the original upstream licensor
Posted Feb 26, 2013 16:22 UTC (Tue) by mpr22
In reply to: this provision is supposed to apply only to the original upstream licensor
Parent article: FOSDEM: Richard Fontana on copyleft-next
Any entity that wishes to engage in copyleft/proprietary dual licensing already has to either reject any external contribution that would be adjudged significant enough to be copyrightable, or demand a contributor agreement of some sort from everyone who wants to contribute. They also have to either start from nothing, or be derived from existing permissively-licensed code.
As such, I really can't see what this license aims to achieve. Anyone who wasn't planning to engage in the behaviour it's targeting doesn't need it; anyone who was planning to engage in such behaviour won't use it.
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