Open Source Kickstarter Report Card (Updated)

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Aug 18 00:51:26 EDT 2015

Peter W A Wood wrote:

 > I interpreted this clause from the latest Windows Store App Developer
 > Agreement, to mean that GPL software cannot be sold via the App Store:
 > d.	FOSS Software. If your App includes FOSS, (i) you are
 > responsible for compliance with all applicable FOSS license terms,
 > including any source code availability requirements, and (ii) it must
 > not cause any non-FOSS Microsoft software to become subject to the
 > terms of any FOSS license.
 > I could well be wrong though.

Seems very accepting of FOSS.  I can't imagine anyone would try to 
distribute something that places restrictions on the OS vendor.

I haven't spent much time looking, but I haven't heard any objections 
from the Free Software Foundation, and they're usually quite vocal about 
such things.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at      

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