License Committee Report for September 2005

Michael Tiemann tiemann at
Sat Sep 10 02:38:50 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 17:34 -0700, Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> Michael Tiemann wrote:
> > Let me add my bit of history to this mix.  
> <snip>

> Your history is mistaken, Michael.
> "The Dave License" first appeared on my list of "Licenses Submitted for OSI
> Approval as of September 20, 2000" along with 44 other proposed open source
> licenses. This was long before you joined the OSI board [...]

Larry, thanks for correcting my implanted memories ;-)  You are correct
that I confused vanity licenses with the problem of license
proliferation, although there is certainly an extent to which the two
can be confused, even today.


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