Subject: RE: License Committee Report for December 2005
From: "Shahnawaz Khan" <shahnawaz_khan@mindtree.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 10:29:58 +0530
Fri, 16 Dec 2005 10:29:58 +0530

We would like to redraft and resubmit our MindTree Public License (MTPL)
based on the feedback and inputs from the OSI Community. We will address the
requirements of OSD#7 and OSD#10.


Thanks & Regards,
Shahnawaz Khan

Sr. Manager - KM
MindTree Consulting Pvt Ltd
http://www.mindtree.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Russell Nelson [mailto:nelson@crynwr.com] 
Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 1:50 AM
To: osi@opensource.org
Cc: license-discuss@opensource.org
Subject: License Committee Report for December 2005

I'm the chair of the license approval committee.  This is my report
for the current set of licenses under discussion.  If anybody
disagrees with my assessment of the committee's conclusions, say so
promptly.

Note: BCC'ed to the license submittors.

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Title: MindTree Public License (MTPL)
Submission:
http://crynwr.com/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?3:mss:11139:200510:ecmngoaakbmlijlpoibm
License: in the submission.
Comments: Universal dislike.  Rick Moen points out that since
    copyright assignment must be done via a separate contract, it
    fails OSD#7 (Distribution of License).  By specifying a technology
    ("By clicking on the I Agree button below"), it violates OSD#10
    (License Must Be Technology-Neutral). 
Recommend: rejection.

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Title: OSL/AFL 3.0
Submission:
http://crynwr.com/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?3:msp:10941:fhabfhkahidacabelfhh
License: http://www.rosenlaw.com/OSL3.0.htm
License: http://www.rosenlaw.com/AFL3.0.htm
Comments: Rod Dixon recommends approval of both licenses
Recommend: approval

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