Subject: Re: Change ot topic, back to OVPL
From: Ben Tilly <>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 15:37:35 -0700

 Wed, 31 Aug 2005 15:37:35 -0700
On 8/31/05, Brian Behlendorf <> wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Russell Nelson wrote:
> > I can't imagine any unproven new license entering on any tier other
> > than "not recommended".  Not much of a stick to pound people with if
> > they know they're going to get hit no matter what.
> Wow.  Is this the consensus view of the board?  That the existing set of
> licenses most likely can not be improved?

I don't think that that was the message.  But if your goal is to
reduce the number of licenses in widespread use, then why would you
ever encourage the use of a new license?