[License-discuss] Rejected license list [was Re: TrueCrypt license (not OSI-approved; seeking history, context).]

Luis Villa luis at lu.is
Tue Oct 15 00:03:19 UTC 2013

On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:35 PM, Luis Villa <luis at lu.is> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Karl Fogel <kfogel at opensource.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Luis Villa <luis at lu.is> wrote:
>> > Might be a good idea to finally start the list of non-open licenses
>> someone
>> > suggested a few months ago ;)
>> Oh, that is *such* a good idea.
>> This is the "list of licenses that people often mistake for being open
>> source, or whose authors claim are open source, but are actually not
>> or at least have not been evaluated by the OSI", right?
> Slightly more broad than that: a list of licenses that we have rejected,
> including the rationales for rejection. Your list would presumably be a
> subset, as some licenses might have been submitted and rejected without a
> later, false claim to being open source.

Essentially equivalent to what FSF does in their license list, really.

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