FOR APPROVAL: WhizbangApplicationCompany Public License 1.0

David Woolley david at
Sat Nov 18 09:55:44 UTC 2006

> What is the point behind approving such a license if nobody is
> planning to use it?

My understanding of it was that several people were *already* using and
claiming it to be open source.  I believe the reason for submitting it
was to get a definitive ruling that it didn't fit the open source definition,
however, it could also legitimise the several existing uses if it was
actually accepted.

If it turned out that it was acceptable with minor clarifications, the
existing users might adopt those clarifications, although, personally
I don't think it would be possible to make it acceptable without fundamental

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