YAPL is bad (was: Re: Backlog assistance?)
steve.lhomme at free.fr
Tue Sep 25 21:08:59 UTC 2001
| Poster: Licences need to be approved more rapidly to introduce
| Others: What specific examples of improvements are you thinking of?
| Poster: Well, never mind that. OSI _committed_ to approving licences.
| Others: Why are you in such a flippin' hurry to get lots more licences
| for their own sake? Aren't you aware of the licence
| problem for derivative works? Aren't you aware of the problem
| of corporations misreading the OSD as an invitations to write
| a new licence for no better reason than to have their own.
| Poster: Well, never mind that. Licences need to be approved more
| rapidly to introduce improvements!
| One could write a quite simple, yet obnoxious, script to simulate this
Once again, as I wrote :
"Is the OSI
there to judge what a license is worth ? If so they should divide the OSI in
2 parts : the neutral/approval part, and the political/judging part... I
think most people need the 1st part to work or use."
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