Discuss: Request for OSI approval
cknight at ghostwheel.com
Fri Apr 26 05:17:19 UTC 2002
At 09:36 PM 4/25/2002 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
>Quoting Russell Nelson (nelson at crynwr.com):
> > We specifically ask them for HTML, because it's easier to remove
> > markup than create it from scratch.
>Personal opinion, but very widely held: HTML in e-mail is obnoxious.
>It should be confined to the Web.
It was an attachment, not the body of the email. Even a purist can't
complain about that, unless they have a poorly configured mail client that
in-lined an attachment.
>Observation: The OSL submissions guidelines, item #1, ask submitters to
>put the licence on the _Web_ in HTML format. The separate item about
>posting to this mailing list does _not_ say post in HTML format.
My first post did not include the license as an attachment, I was requested
to attach the license and resend. Also, I did not post IN HTML format;
again, it was an attachment. I suggest you check the configuration of your
Do you have a USEFUL critique of the license or is your only complaint that
it had CHARACTERS which offended you? I'm much more interested in working
towards having an OSI approved license than I am in petty complaints over
the text formatting. I'm sure other members of the list have more
important things to worry about as well.
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