License committee report for January 2008

David Abrahams dave at
Wed Feb 6 23:55:07 UTC 2008

on Wed Feb 06 2008, Scott Shattuck <> wrote:

> On Feb 6, 2008, at 7:04 AM, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
>> I suspect that eight months from initial submission to final approval
>> is some sort of record...
> You'd be wrong.
> RPL v1.3 was submitted roughly 22 months ago. After no movement from
> the OSI Board despite numerous inquiries we submitted a followup RPL
> v1.5 18 months ago. We queried about the state of this license month
> after month with little or no response. The good news is that it was
> finally approved at the last meeting and just made it to the web site
> this week.

Wow, that beats even BSL1.0's wait by a couple months.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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