EU Copyright..

MJ Ray markj at
Sat May 4 13:03:30 UTC 2002

Florian Weimer <Weimer at CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE> wrote:
> Not true.  Using the distribution restriction option in section 8 of
> the GPL is not compatible with the Open Source Definition, section 5.

How does geographic limitation translate into discrimination against a
person or group of people?  The same people can use the software elsewhere,
surely?  Surely this is another example of "Chinese whispers" in the OSD?

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