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> I think we're too hung up on OSI open source licenses.

Where "we" is defined as an extremely vocal minority on HN. I don't think most people take issue with licenses like this Timescale license or the BSL.






I don't think (most) people take issue with source available licenses per se, but rather attempts to misapply the term open source to them. The Timescale license is great if it allows them to provide source code and a free product while still operating a successful business! That doesn't make it open source though. (And to their credit, Timescale doesn't make that claim.)

Yes, that's probably true. Still vocal minorities tends to wield outsized power by virtue of being vocal.



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