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

Ernest Prabhakar ernest.prabhakar at
Thu Jul 10 21:20:05 UTC 2008

Hi all,

On Jul 10, 2008, at 1:14 PM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> 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 (NOTE: This license has been superseded by the Artistic License,  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

Okay, I've gone ahead and made that change:

As noted elsewhere, this is actually preferable to removing 1.0  
entirely, since it provides a clear statement of what happened and  
why.  So, I consider this matter resolved.

Thanks for everyone's input.

-- Ernie P.

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