[License-review] License Committee Report - January 2017

Richard Fontana fontana at opensource.org
Mon Jan 9 19:06:03 UTC 2017

On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 09:48:59AM -0800, Josh berkus wrote:
> On 01/09/2017 09:00 AM, Richard Fontana wrote:

> > I guess the basic issue is how much of a lower standard should we
> > apply to legacy approval licenses. Clearly the license still has to be
> > considered to conform to the OSD.
> Right, which is why a very relevant question is *can* the submitter
> remove the badgeware clauses?

But that would make it a new license (shouldn't legacy approval be
reserved for 'pristine' versions of licenses that have been in use? I
don't know). Anyway, I got the sense from the Zentao threads that the
license submitter had no interest in changing the badgeware policy.


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