Subject: Re: FOR APPROVAL: OZPLB Licence
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 16:07:32 -0500

Bjorn Reese writes:
 > Russell Nelson wrote:
 > >Similarly, you can point at all the standard licenses (BSD, GPL, LGPL)
 > >and find flaws in them.  For you, it's the disclaimer.  For other
 > >people it's the presence of any disclaimer at all.  And yet most
 > >projects are licensed under one of these three licenses, and good it
 > >is too.
 > >  
 > If there are flaws in the existing licenses, then that seems like a
 > perfectly good reason to introduce a new license, especially since
 > open source knows no national boundaries.

"If there are flaws in existing software, then that seems like a
perfectly good reason to rewrite the software from scratch."

 > PS: I am concerned about the growing hostility towards license submissions
 > that has been witnessed here lately.

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