For Approval: Transitive Grace Period Public Licence, v1.0

Bruce Perens bruce at
Wed Jan 21 04:50:53 UTC 2009

Yes, I agree with you. But you are saying it in a way that would lead 
some people to believe the problem is you. How about "OSI decided to 
table the submissions, taking no action, on the recommendation of the 
license manager".



Russ Nelson wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen writes:
>  > Okay, to put it more strongly, "YOU'RE supposed to COOPERATE regardless
>  > of whether the submission is anonymous."
> That requires a presumption that each and every license submission
> should be treated like a gold tablet sent down from God to Moses (or
> is that Joseph Smith -- I think I'm confusing my religions here).  The
> marginal value of the next license approval request is approaching
> zero.
> I've got Chris DiBona's disease: new licenses make me yawn.  Sorry.
> Licenses that are interesting don't comply with the OSD, and licenses
> that do are too close to the existing licenses to be interesting.

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