[License-review] Discussing proposed new licenses

Richard Fontana fontana at sharpeleven.org
Fri Sep 11 16:59:33 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 09:45:26PM +0000, Tzeng, Nigel H. wrote:
> In terms of license usage I would guess
> the OSET community is currently much smaller than the Sakai community was when
> it asked for ECL approval, and with a lot less code and activity based on what
> I see in the trustthevote github.  In the year running up to an election I
> would expect to see a lot more commits.  Maybe I’m not looking in the right
> place.  Is OSET trying to get approval so vendors start donating code to the
> foundation?  What is driving the immediate need for OSI approval of a new
> special purpose license?  

I am also curious about these questions and I am not sure they are
clearly addressed in the rationale document or in other statements by
OSET or its counsel.

Not that the answers are dispositive to the issue of OSI approval, but
they ought to be relevant.


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