On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:19:28PM +0800, "Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠)" wrote:
On 2013-02-14 11:40, Richard Fontana wrote:
> Does anyone think the idea of a limited-term copyleft -- particularly
> given that copyleft-next is a software-oriented license -- is a
> good/bad idea?
It is an excellent idea! I'd like to think this idea has been
brewing in your mind since I mentioned it about a year ago. :-)
I knew someone had mentioned it, though I couldn't remember who.
I had the idea when I saw @zooko's license, which is precisely
opposite -- permissive for two years (IIRC), then strengthening to
Right, this occurred to me too.
But couldn't this be up to the project licensing the software?
It could. Of course this can be achieved today under the GPL with an
exception/additional permission (and one could do the same with