Intel's proposed BSD + Patent License

Abe Kornelis abe at
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.

Regards, Abe.
Abe F. Kornelis, B.V. Bixoft
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