Collaborative Virtual Workspace License (CVW)

Joerg Schilling schilling at
Wed Aug 22 09:37:27 UTC 2001

>From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Jo=E3o?= Miguel Neves <joao at>

>> 	Do you see any flaw in this logic ? 
>The license is free software, just like the BSD license (without the
>advertising clause). What it does not do is to enforce that the future
>versions of the software will stay free software, but neither does GPL.
>If the FSF ever is taken over all the GNU project could be transformed
>into proprietary software because the GNU project has a similar clause:
>all the software must have its copyright assigned to the FSF.

And this was the final knock out criteria for me when the FSF asked me
whether 'star' could become the successor of GNUtar...


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