Intel's proposed BSD + Patent License
abe at bixoft.nl
Tue Oct 30 12:42:56 UTC 2001
Russell Nelson wrote:
> Abe Kornelis writes:
> > Russell Nelson wrote:
> > >
> > > [ Please review this license. If you do so promptly enough, we may
> > > be able to include it in tomorrow's board meeting. -russ ]
> > --
> > This raises some questions. We recently had a lengthy discussion
> > on the speed with which licenses are handled by the OSI board.
> > It's good to see that speed is attempted, but it leaves me
> > wondering when other license proposals (4 in wait, as far as I know)
> > will be discussed on a board meeting.
> They're on the agenda also.
> > But speed has its disadvantages. You sent your mail at 11:40 Eastern
> > Standard Time. For us in europe that is 17:40.
> We don't meet for another 7 hours from now.
> It's obvious that this license will take a lot more discussion. I'm
> not going to put it on the agenda (although of course other board
> members may choose to introduce it).
Ok, that's fair enough. I do think it's important that
anybody on the list gets a decent chance to react to any
license for which approval is requested. Since this
seems indeed to be the case, I apologize for my apparent
overreaction to your first mail.
Abe F. Kornelis, B.V. Bixoft
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