What's this commercial license, and what's the problem with CDDL?
jasonjgw at pacific.net.au
Tue Feb 22 06:26:17 UTC 2005
Chris Yoo writes:
> Here is my two cents.
> >From a business perspective, I believe that a restrictive approach to the
> certification of open source licenses stifle business innovation and the
> wider adoption of open source as a software development strategy:
That's presumably why the only concrete suggestion so far canvassed on
this list would maintain a list of recommended licenses, rather than
restrict the criteria for approving new licenses by modifying the
Nor is this inconsistent with the possibility of the OSI's playing a
role, through the approval process, in promoting the interoperability
of licenses by encouraging the authors of proposed licenses to remove
avoidable incompatibilities, without sacrificing their underlying
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