Derek J. Balling dredd at
Fri Mar 31 00:21:41 UTC 2000

At 07:18 PM 3/30/00 -0500, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>Justin Wells wrote:
> >
> > The consensus on the list (license-discuss at has been
> > that you should draft a license which you think fits the definition
> > and simply start using it. If your software is important enough to
> > draw attention, then sooner or later someone will be interested in
> > seeing to it that your license is compliant. At that point one of
> > the OSI principals would likely approach you and your license would
> > wind its way through the approval process.
> >
> > If you post your license to the license-discuss list you WILL likely
> > get some useful feedback, but no approval, unless you are high
> > profile enough. In which case, go to Perens, etc., directly rather
> > than via the list.
> >
>Well, it appears to me that Apache is kinda important enough and
>would have drawn at least some attention. But what do I know???
>PS: Yep, I'm CCing to to license-discuss at

Honestly, I'll be impressed if anyone "official" even notices. Color me 
crazy, but I don't think anyone pays attention to the license-discuss list 
anymore except for us "peons". :(


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