‘Don’t-be-evil’ Google spurns no-evil software | Deep Tech – CNET News
“As Google (and some others) interpret it, this additional requirement constitutes a vague use restriction and thus makes the license non-free. Chris [DiBona] explained that if I were to remove that line from the license and ‘return to a proper open source license that we support,’ then jsmin-php could stay on Google Code. Otherwise, he said, ‘we can’t host you,'” Grove said on his blog. “Of course, I can’t change the license, because it’s not my license. It’s Douglas’s license…All derivative works and copies of jsmin.c either include this license or are in violation of it.”
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