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From:Zak Greant Date:August 27 2004 6:50pm
Subject:Re: Upgrade of MySQL FLOSS License Exception
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Dear Francesco,

Please drop a line to license-feedback@stripped regarding the openssl 
licensing issue - they can help you sort this out.

> A general comment: adding a couple of external URLs in the definition 
> of the FLOSS
> is quite dangerous, they are subject to changes and could invalidate 
> the license.
> I'm referring to the section:
>
> "Due to the many variants of some of the above licenses, we require 
> that any
> version follow the 2003 version of the Free Software Foundation's Free
> Software Definition (http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html)
> or version
> 1.9 of the Open Source Definition by the Open Source Initiative
> (http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php)."
>
> It could be safer to add them in appendix as enclosed documents.

Agreed. I have filed a bug report at 
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=5266

Thanks!
--zak

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Upgrade of MySQL FLOSS License ExceptionFrancesco P. Lovergine25 Aug
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