IBM Public License

Karsten M. Self kmself at
Sun May 13 07:03:44 UTC 2001

on Fri, May 11, 2001 at 10:22:08AM -0700, Lawrence E. Rosen (lrosen at wrote:
> The Common Public License is the same as the IBM Public License with the
> name "IBM" removed.  IBM submitted that license directly to OSI for approval
> because it helped solve a problem that people were having -- specifically,
> the ability to use the IBM Public License without having to apply for
> modification merely to replace IBM's name with the name of the new licensor.
> We encourage other licensors to submit such "template" licenses wherever
> possible.
> /Larry Rosen

Kudos to IBM.

Very strong kudos.

Karsten M. Self <kmself at>
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