[License-discuss] proposal to revise and slightly reorganize the OSI licensing pages

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jun 4 17:31:27 UTC 2012

Quoting Bruce Perens (bruce at perens.com):

> On 06/04/2012 09:36 AM, Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> >Get rid of any indication that "popularity" [1] has anything to do
> >with legal viability.
> Yes. Let's instead rank the legal viability of licenses according to
> which ones have been enforced successfully the most times. You have
> no problem with that, do you Larry :-)

If you do that, make sure you add a heavy weighting factor for licences 
never attacked in court primarily because they were drafted by the
former chief counsel for OSI and because plaintiff is not an idiot.  ;->

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