Three new proposed OSD terms

Eugene Wee eugenew at
Fri Mar 4 05:55:04 UTC 2005

Jason White wrote:
> And what would the criteria be for deciding whether a license is
> duplicative? Clearly the authors of any proposed license would believe
> it not to be duplicative, otherwise they wouldn't have committed the
> necessary effort to write it in the first place.

Well, the issue might come from the use proper names.
The authors of a proposed license might intend to duplicate an existing 
license, but to use their own proper names, perhaps because the existing 
license uses proper names.
Changing such licenses to templates (or to use MPL-style attachment) 
would help resolve that, so the proposed #13 and #11 may well be 
themselves duplicative to some extent.

Eugene Wee

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