=?utf-8?Q?=C3=3Fstheti?= =?utf-8?Q?c?= Permissive License - For Approval

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Thu Dec 20 14:18:10 UTC 2007

Sean B. Palmer scripsit:

> Do you recommend me to publish the version containing "Entities may
> use, copy, sell" as the text requested to be approved by the OSI and
> FSF instead of the current submission text? How will it increase my
> chances specifically of the OSI Board approving it?

I do recommend it, because licenses with patent terms are more useful to
implementors than ones without patent terms.  I have no insight into the

However, I find it confusing that the patent terms "use, sell" are
scrambled in with the copyright terms "copy, distribute".  I recommend

How have you been?

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