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SGI relicenses OpenGL: "A huge gift to the free software community"

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 24.20.63.88] on September 23, 2008 08:10 PM
"In other words, users of the SGI Free License B or the GLX Public License have no choice when a revised license comes out; their terms of use are automatically switched to those of the new license version."

I'm surprised that was spun as a good thing. It's even worse than the 3 clauses mentioned as problematic. No software can be considered free if the original author can take away your rights to distribute at a whim.

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