[License-review] Approval: Server Side Public License, Version 2 (SSPL v2)

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Sun Feb 17 21:47:16 UTC 2019

Quoting Kyle Mitchell (kyle at kemitchell.com):

> As for me, I've lost confidence in this body's ability to make
> rigorous decisions, or even facilitate focused debate, on any remotely
> interesting new copyleft license.  At least when certain old hands do
> not play authorial or consultative parts.

I think Bruce is permitted to be correct and listened to, despite the
admitted difficulty of his having credibility on the subject.

> So I've otherwise stopped responding, and focused my
> efforts where collective time and talent have hope of
> yielding practical results.  In that I am also not alone.

BTW, science fiction/fantasy author Jo Walton wrote a nice filk about that:

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