[License-review] Please rename "Free Public License-1.0.0" to 0BSD.

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Mon Oct 15 21:58:17 UTC 2018

On 10/15/2018 03:12 PM, Richard Fontana wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:41:27AM -0700, Bruce Perens wrote:
>> This is such a simple request, I don't see why OSI needs to hold it up any
>> longer.
> I just want to make a quick independent inquiry into the issue of
> which of the two names is more widely used in practice today. As far
> as I know this would be the first time the OSI has changed the
> reference name of an OSI-approved license, post-approval.

Weren't you the one who posted this back in 2015:


And _now_ you want to do more research?

> I also want
> us to be respectful to the submitter of the FPL 1.0.0, Christian
> Bundy.

The same Christian Bundy I quoted upthread saying he's ok calling it 0BSD?


I.E. this bit you quoted _back_ at me?

>>> Christian Bundy, the person who submitted the license to OSI, was also
>>> asked
>>> about the naming confusion and his contributions to the thread included the
>>> quotes "we're comfortable using the 0BSD identifier on our license" and
>>> "we'll
>>> be happy to stand behind any decision that's made (the same way that we
>>> support
>>> SPDX in giving us the "0BSD" identifier)."


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