Updating the License List [was Re: Updating the Python License]

Russ Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Sun Mar 27 23:47:46 UTC 2011

Luis Villa writes:
 > * CUA Office license: per their website[1], the project was dissolved
 > and they requested that the license be 'withdrawn from the OSI list'.

Where did you see tha text? I'm not finding it.

 > * Sun Public License v 1.0: Simon says this is officially retired:
 > http://blogs.sun.com/webmink/entry/addressing_proliferation_deeds_not_just

No, the SISSL is retired, not the Sun Public License. In the blog
posting that you referenced, Simon says that he's considering retiring
the Sun Public License.

 > * CA TOSL: can no longer find essentially any references to this on
 > the CA website[2]; appears to have been written to cover the official
 > source release of Ingres in 2004[3], but Ingres has since moved to
 > GPL[4]. Not sure this counts as voluntarily retired, per se, but does
 > seem to have basically vanished off the net (other than the OSI
 > website.)

I've asked our contact about it.

 > * Ricoh Public Source License: can't find any references to this on
 > the ricoh website, and the site and projects it was originally
 > intended to work with (risource.org) appears to be AWOL, and as best
 > as I can tell no one distributes any code under this license. Same as
 > above: maybe not voluntarily retired, but basically vanished from the
 > net other than OSI.

I've asked our contact about it.

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