Variant of IBM Public License

Chris Seitz CSeitz at
Wed Apr 30 22:30:00 UTC 2003

Great. That seems quite reasonable to me. I'll take the Common Public
License over to our legal dept. for discussion.

Thanks for everyone's input. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Adrian Cho [mailto:adrian at] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 1:18 PM
To: Chris Seitz; Steve Mallett
Cc: license-discuss at
Subject: Re: Variant of IBM Public License

Why not just use the Common Public License.  It's a generic version of the
IBM Public License.


> > I've been working with our legal department and they suggest taking 
> > the IBM public license, changing the "IBM" to "NVIDIA" and changing 
> > the state from
> > "New York" to "Delaware," and modifying the year of the copyright.
> Hmm I see an equation in the future. The reluctance to object to a 
> (lesser accepted) license is inversely proportional to how much geeks 
> want to get their hands on the licensed code.  Or something like that.
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