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The Age: FSF Raises Doubts Over Two Open Source Licences

Mar 04, 2004, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

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"A change in licensing terms by the well-known open source projects Apache and XFree86 has led to the Free Software Foundation listing both licences as being incompatible with the General Public Licence or GPL.

"The new licence approved by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) was meant to be compatible with other open source licences, such as the GPL, and one that remained true to the original goals of the Apache Group.

"It was also intended to support collaborative development across both non-profit and commercial organisations..."

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