Licences Question : Squeak-L Art 6.

Daniel Vainsencher danielv at
Sat Feb 22 14:38:50 UTC 2003


If you know, can you supply more details on why the APSL 1.2 is
inappropriate, other than not having been in existance when Squeak was

Looks good to me, looks good to OSI, obviously Apple generally sees some
merit in it...


Cees de Groot <cg at> wrote:
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> On Sat, 2003-02-22 at 00:16, Daniel Vainsencher wrote:
> > That's great. I think it would still be a good idea to come to them
> > concretely with an alternative license or a plea to transfer all
> > interest to an appropriate foundation (maybe the german squeak group
> > could be a temporary holding place for it).=20
> >=20
> My feeling of the consensus about the SqueakL is that people are
> generally happy with it. So, iff Apple comes back to me indicating
> they're willing to negotiate, I think that 'fixing' the SqueakL is the
> simplest thing that could possibly work. We've identified the three
> clauses, I can send them an image that is Apple font free, and there is
> alternative wording in the APSL for the other two clauses.=20
> Of course, I think APSL relicensing would be acceptable as well, but
> they already indicated that this is unlikely to happen as the APSL is
> meant for their active projects.
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