License Committee Report

Zvezdan Petkovic zvezdan at CS.WM.EDU
Tue Nov 9 02:42:28 UTC 2004

On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 02:35:28PM -0500, Russell Nelson wrote:
> Title: MirOS Licence Template & OpenBSD License Template
> Submission:
> License: 
> Comments: Sigh.  Both these licenses are obviously open source, they
>   are trivial changes from the BSD license, and yet the authors
>   insist on using them rather than the BSD license.
> Recommend: approval, reluctantly.

Only I think that the second one (OpenBSD) should be called ISC license.
ISC BIND was the first program to use it, and OpenBSD web page also
calls it ISC license.
(scroll about 5 screens down to the entry ISC)

Zvezdan Petkovic <zvezdan at>

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