[License-discuss] Evolving the License Review process for OSI

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Sat Jun 8 13:21:23 UTC 2019

Christopher Sean Morrison via License-discuss dixit:

>If it’s not publicly available and discoverable, I’m not sure I’d care
>or consider them a qualifying use (for purposes of being considered a
>license in use).

Not really.

Desert island, chinese dissident… or even simple things
such as, a code hosting platform in Russian or Japanese
which is not discoverable for _you_.

>Search engines can find many of such instances as that’s exactly what

They are notoriously bad at code.

Not convinced,
„Cool, /usr/share/doc/mksh/examples/uhr.gz ist ja ein Grund,
mksh auf jedem System zu installieren.“
	-- XTaran auf der OpenRheinRuhr, ganz begeistert
(EN: “[…]uhr.gz is a reason to install mksh on every system.”)

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