Official License Anti-Proliferation policy?
svosrp at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 01:01:45 UTC 2005
On 4:06 PM -0700 4/11/05, Ernest Prabhakar doth scribe:
>Is this for real, or just media rumor-mongering? Not that I particularly mind either way, but I'd like to be sure. :-)
OSI News Weblog
Fri, 08 Apr 2005
OSI Statement on License Proliferation
The OSI has issued a statement on license proliferation.
* OSI is responding by instituting stricter criteria for license approvals.
* From now on, approved licenses must meet three new criteria of being (a) non-duplicative, (b) clear and understandable, and (c) reusable.
* We will be moving to a three-tier system in which licenses are classified as Preferred, Approved, and Deprecated.
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