[License-review] Volunteers for tagging licenses

Pamela Chestek pamela.chestek at opensource.org
Wed Feb 28 02:29:34 UTC 2024

On 2/26/2024 8:20 AM, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 2/25/24 13:20, Pamela Chestek wrote:
>> There are two stages to this task. The first stage is to create a 
>> list of tags to be attached to licenses. There is already a 
>> preliminary list 
>> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1svyrUgE6xwzaNO4xnhTT0-pHPblwBm__BArtttkQWxk/edit?usp=sharing>, 
>> so we should be able to complete this task in a fairly short period 
>> of time.
> This is a lot of tags.  It's hard to think that I'd come up with any 
> others.
As I just mentioned to Dirk, this was just a quick brainstorm, by no 
means complete or final.
> I'll admit that I'm a little concerned that the tags that are broader 
> in their effects -- like "superceded" or "widely used" -- might get 
> lost in the long list of descriptive tags.  Could we do a two-part 
> display on the website to make sure that doesn't happen?
That's an implementation task, and I don't do implementation! But we can 
talk about it when we're ready to launch it.


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