[License-review] For approval: The Cryptographic Autonomy License (Beta 4)

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Sat Feb 8 14:43:30 UTC 2020

Pamela Chestek <pamela at chesteklegal.com>:
> As suggested, moving to license-discuss.
> My concern with delisting is that someone will have relied on the approval
> and it would be unfair, and a bad look for OSI, to suddenly pull the rug
> out.

Unfair?  I think that's a very minor risk compared to the risk of tying our hands
and being unable to correct our own past mistakes.

I don't have an object-level opinion about the particular license at issue.
I do thinmk this meta-level argument should be rejected.

It's a good look for OSI when, having determined that we made an
error, we own up to it and correct it.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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