For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

John Cowan cowan at
Mon Aug 13 00:18:25 UTC 2007

Jon Rosenberg (PBM) scripsit:

> Microsoft is pleased to submit the Microsoft Permissive License to the
> OSI for consideration as an OSI approved license.  

I welcome Microsoft to the OSD process, continue in my opinion that
the MS-PL is an Open Source license, and urge its approval by the

I note that because this license creates a separate commons, I would
be reluctant to have OSI approve it on anti-proliferation grounds,
but I believe that this toe-in-the-water deserves to be supported
by the community.

The man that wanders far                        cowan at
from the walking tree                 
        --first line of a non-existent poem by:         John Cowan

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