REMOVE (entirely) the Artistic License 1.0?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Jul 9 20:39:40 UTC 2008

Russ Nelson wrote:
> Tom Callaway suggests that, because of the Artistic License's
> involvement (loss) in Jacobsen & Katzer, we should apply all possible
> pressure to stop people from using the Artistic License.
> He suggests that we entirely remove its approval.  Not merely remove
> it from the website, but explicitly say that it is no longer an
> approved license.

I disagree with this.  It should have a note saying that it is strongly 
deprecated, and perhaps even explaining why.  It should remain approved 
and on the website, for the reasons you stated.

Matt Flaschen

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