2023-12-11 @ DevOps BP meetup
Head of OSS @ OpenMeter
All: free to copy, modify, distribute code (under the same license)
You may make production use of the Licensed Work, provided such use does not include offering the Licensed Work to third parties on a hosted or embedded basis which is competitive with HashiCorp’s products
Added clarification to the additional use grant for what is considered competitive and embedded, making the interpretation legally binding.
[…] packaging the competitive offering in such a way that the Licensed Work must be accessed or downloaded for the competitive offering to operate.
However, there are other vendors who take advantage of pure OSS models, and the community work on OSS projects, for their own commercial goals, without providing material contributions back.
without providing material contributions back