"In an email that appeared on the Opensource.org license-discuss
email list at 2:21 a.m. U.S. eastern time Rob Lanphier,
Interoperability program manager for RealNetworks, announced that a
draft of RealNetworks' new Public Source License is now available
for viewing. In his email he said, 'Note that this is version
"0.9". We're not yet submitting it for approval; there's some more
edits for clarity that we intend to make. Nevertheless, based on
many conversations at OSCON last week, it seems prudent to start
people thinking about this sooner rather than later.'
"Lanphier also wrote, 'Our intent is to create a license that is
similar in goals to the GPL, with the following key
"'Closing the "ASP loophole. We want to ensure that someone who
sets up a business as an ASP is subject to the same community
obligations as someone who creates a shrinkwrap product...'"