Subject: Re: For Approval: Microsoft Community License
From: "John.Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 22:02:02 -0500

Russell Nelson scripsit:

> John Cowan writes:
>  > Microsoft is adding new licenses to its Shared Source Initiative which
>  > I believe qualify as open-source licenses.
> 
> Let's give Microsoft a chance to submit these licenses on its own.  

> > Microsoft is adding new licenses to its Shared Source Initiative which I
> > believe qualify as open-source licenses.  The first of these is a simple
> > permissive license called the Microsoft Permissive License (MS-PL).
> 
> For similar reasons to that given for the Microsoft Community License
> we should defer consideration of this license.

I defer to your vast expertise.

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