[License-discuss] Akshar License 1.0 Final Draft

Luis Villa luis at lu.is
Sat May 4 03:00:46 UTC 2013

On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Karl Fogel <kfogel at red-bean.com> wrote:
> Prashant Shah <pshah.mumbai at gmail.com> writes:
>>I am submitting final draft for a software license called Akshar
>>License for review on this list.
>>Mainly it differs from Apache License 2.0 in sections 3 (patent grants
>>to derivative works) and 4 (more relaxed terms)
> What is the motivation for this license?
> We generally very strongly discourage the creation of new open source
> licenses.  There are too many already, and each new license increases
> the burden on developers and legal departments.  There should be a
> convincing reason why no existing license will even come close to
> serving your purposes before you try creating a new license, IMHO.

And to be clear, we require you explain this convincing reason as part
of the submission. Please review the approval rules:


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