Subject: Re: Communication skills
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:56:59 -0800

Quoting Tzeng, Nigel H. (

> Out of curiosity, why doesn't the OSI have a basic permissive license
> that has all the "best" features of various BSD and MIT variants?
> Using an "OSI <n> Clause" permissive license seems neutral and
> reasonable.

I don't speak for OSI, but I imagine there are quite a number of
satisfactory permissive licences already, including a couple of
extremely successful, widely used ones, and it's unclear what OSI would
add in crowding the bestiary further.