For Approval: ACE License

John Cowan cowan at
Sun Feb 27 04:19:44 UTC 2005

Ken Sedgwick scripsit:

> My name is Ken Sedgwick.  I am a volunteer package maintainer working
> to get the ACE and TAO software libraries into standard Linux
> distribution.  I am not a lawyer.
> The Fedora Extras (Linux Distribution) team has requested that newly
> submitted packages have OSI approved software licenses.  The ACE folks
> were agreeable to my submission of the ACE License for OSI
> certification.

IMO this license is obviously Open Source (of the "simple permissive"
type) and should be approved by OSI as soon as possible.  It meets
all nine clauses of the OSD.

"But the next day there came no dawn,           John Cowan
and the Grey Company passed on into the         cowan at
darkness of the Storm of Mordor and were
lost to mortal sight; but the Dead    
followed them.          --"The Passing of the Grey Company"

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