[Fedora-legal-list] Open Source Hardware (OSHW) definition 0.3

Richard Fontana rfontana at redhat.com
Thu Jul 15 02:39:38 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 07:30:04AM +0530, Shakthi Kannan wrote:
> Hi,
> Can you please let me know if the Open Source Hardware (OSHW) [1]
> definition 0.3 is an acceptable license for Fedora?

It's not a license, but a set of criteria (including licensing norms
for distribution of hardware, software and documentation) for
determining whether something can legitimately be called "Open Source
Hardware". It's like the OSI's Open Source Definition, on which it is
closely modeled.

- RF

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