[License-discuss] Published revised opensource.org/licenses page

Tzeng, Nigel H. Nigel.Tzeng at jhuapl.edu
Thu Jan 3 15:56:20 UTC 2013

Happy New year!

The new landing page looks good.

Very very minor nitpick is there should be an extra break before the
Popular Licenses header to make the whitespace look even with the other
blocks of text...at least for the way it renders in my browsers (safari
and firefox).



On 1/2/13 9:15 PM, "Karl Fogel" <kfogel at red-bean.com> wrote:

>Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> writes:
>>Based on the discussions we've had here over the second half of 2012,
>>I've published a revised version of opensource.org/licenses this
>>A few minor tweaks were made to the last draft based on comments here;
>>the biggest being a reference to the FAQ and inclusion of several
>>questions from the FAQ. I've also included a reference to the
>>proliferation report so that it is more clear how the list of
>>"popular", etc. was arrived at, and strengthened the language around
>>the links to the complete lists so that it is more clear that those
>>licenses are also approved and usable.
>>The page is still a work in progress, in two ways:
>>1) Cosmetically: suggestions on grammar, layout, or uncontroversial
>>content (e.g., adding links to other FAQ questions; otherwise beefing
>>up the content) are still very welcome, either in this thread or by
>>personal email.
>>2) Substantively: as has been pointed out and discussed at length, the
>>current categories could stand revision, probably including more
>>objective criteria. PLEASE do not use this thread to discuss that
>>issue. If you have specific, concrete, suggestions, please start new
>>threads, or respond to my older thread on objective criteria.
>FWIW, I think the new landing page is terrific, and about a trajillion
>times more useful to newcomers than the old landing page was.  Nice job!
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