License Committee Report for December 2009

Russ Nelson nelson at
Wed Dec 23 23:02:26 UTC 2009

Dave Page writes:
 > Where can I find out the result of this submission?

Hi, Dave, sorry for not getting back to you.  I was away in India
during this board meeting, and didn't convey the board's decision to
you.  The board wishes to know if you have considered relicensing
under the MIT License?  If you construe your work as a collective
copyright of all contributors, then any copyright holder is free to
license under any terms as long as they compensate all other copyright
holders.  In the open source world, relicensing from your license to
the MIT license is a change of no effect, so no compensation would be

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