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

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Thu Jan 3 16:26:17 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 6:19 AM, Engel Nyst <engel.nyst at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello license-discuss,
> Thank you for the work and patience on this. IMHO the new page looks
> more useful than it used to be.
> Cosmetic point: two of the licenses have explicit version, while the
> others don't. Is this intended?

Somewhat intended: the unversioned licenses have either (1) only one
version in wide use (e.g., CDDL) or (2) multiple versions in very wide
use (e.g., GPL). MPL and Apache have older versions that the authors
have requested we deprecate, and that in practice are less widely used

But you're right that we could think about clarifying that.

> A little off, another cosmetic point: I cannot find Mozilla Public
> License 1.1 linked anywhere, except the page with MPL 1.0 text. Am I
> missing it, or is this intended? Even if it is superceded by 2.0, I
> would have expected it listed. It's barely superceded, after all, and
> I suppose projects may use it.

It is in the by-category list, but not the alphabetical list, it looks
like. Karl, thoughts on how best to remedy that?

Thanks, Engel!

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