InfoWorld: Pentaho opens up further (Exhibit B to real MPL)

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Jan 31 05:10:53 UTC 2007

Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> I think the idea of a combinatorical set of license terms for Open
> Source is a good one, and should be pursued, but not piecemeal.  Instead
> it should be done as a set, like the Creative Commons did.  Might even
> be worth asking how much of CC's templates and modules could be re-used
> for such an effort.

The CC doesn't really have modules that is can just be combined freely.
   Every reasonable combo is pre-written as its own license.  Thus,
CC-BY-SA 2.5 is really .

Everything else is essentially marketing.

Matthew Flaschen

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