Deprecate (strongly) Re: REMOVE (entirely) the Artistic License 1.0?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Thu Jul 10 20:14:32 UTC 2008

Ernest Prabhakar wrote:
> Given the special circumstances of Artistic 1.0, I propose extending it 
> to say:
>> (NOTE: This license has been superseded by the Artistic License, 
>> Version 2.0. Given the legal issues around Version 1.0, we strongly 
>> encourage all developers to move their affected code to Version 2.0 as 
>> soon as possible)
> Does that sound reasonable?

Yes.  It /may/ be appropriate to explain in more detail what these legal 
issues entail.  However, I don't feel that's necessary at this time.

Matt Flaschen

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