License Committee report

James William Pye flaw at
Thu Feb 19 21:43:25 UTC 2004

On 02/17/04:07/2, Russell Nelson wrote:
> This must surely be the shortest open source license ever!  Still, we
> should send it back to the author because he uses the hated word
> "utilize".  Don't use utilize!  Utilize "use" instead.  Means the same
> thing and avoids a phony formality.
> Title: Fair License
> Submission: 
>   Original:
>   Revised:
> Comments: none
> Recommend: remanding.

Thanks for the report and the information about "utilization". I've sent
the remanded version to license-approval, and I've included it in this
message as well.

Usage of the works is permitted provided that this
instrument is retained with the works, so that any entity
that uses the works is notified of this instrument.


[2004, Fair License;]

        James William Pye
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