Discuss: UoI/NCSA Open Source License

David Johnson david at usermode.org
Sat Mar 16 05:39:49 UTC 2002

On Thursday 14 March 2002 01:26 pm, John Taylor McEntire wrote:

> Included as text to this e-mail is the University of Illinois/NCSA Open
> Source License for your review and consideration as an approved OSI open
> source license.  This license is a combination of the already-approved
> MIT and BSD licenses.  However, the combined text is more explicit
> regarding the granted rights than either of the MIT or BSD licenses
> alone and therefore is easier to understand and more comprehensive.
> Thus, there's a reason to use it rather than one of its two
> predecessors.

I really don't know where to go with this one. I almost feel like I should 
recommend disapproval solely due to gross redundancy.

Is there any possible way you can user either the MIT or the BSD license?

David Johnson
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