Centric CRM Opts for Open Software License

“It’s funny how things work out sometimes… When IT Business
Edge spoke to intellectual property attorney Lawrence Rosen last
week, we just wanted his take on GPL v3. (We should see the final
product tomorrow, by the way.) Ultimately, he concluded that the
open source license was a good one, but that there were a few
things the Free Software Foundation could have done better. He told
us about a license he wrote–the Open Software License:

“The provisions that the OSL has are basically the same as the
provisions that the GPL has, only much clearer, much shorter, and
solve things like the ASP [loophole] and patent provisions in more
reasonable ways…”


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