License Committee Report for July 2007
tmcintyre at terracottatech.com
Tue Jul 31 01:11:16 UTC 2007
The OSI, to its credit, requires compliance with the following
procedures, in order to have a license approved:
This ensures that the community has an opportunity to thoroughly "vet" a
proposed license before it is OSI-approved.
Chris DiBona wrote:
> Hey...I specifically submit GPLv3 (sans attachments) and lgplv3 for
> -approval-. For cripes sake.
> On 7/30/07, Russ Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com> wrote:
>> Chuck Swiger writes:
>> > On Jul 23, 2007, at 1:05 PM, Russ Nelson wrote:
>> > > I'm the chair of the license approval committee. This is my report
>> > > for the current set of licenses under discussion.
>> > What about GPLv3 & LGPLv3 submitted by Chris DiBona, and the
>> > "Simplified BSD license" submitted by DES?
>> Neither has been submitted For Approval. As written, they're just
>> suggestions, desires, wishes, or hopes that we might approve them.
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