Reusable Licenses Re: Three new proposed OSD terms
ken at bonsai.com
Thu Mar 3 18:45:24 UTC 2005
Ernest Prabhakar wrote:
> I believe other compliant licenses -- both old and new -- should
> continue to receive OSD certification, and receive the full rights they
> are currently entitled to. I personally (not speaking for my employer)
> would even support a non-perjorative label like "Special Purpose
> Licenses" to recognize licenses which do in fact conform to the OSD, but
> are specific to a particular vendor or historical usage base.
This seems like a very clear way of addressing the differing needs of
new projects looking for a license and legacy projects looking for
certification of their difficult to change licenses.
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