Subject: Re: pruning "dead" licenses
From: "Eric S. Raymond" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 09:31:18 -0500

Russell Nelson <>:
> I got to thinking the other day that we really ought to be pruning
> "dead" licenses from the list.  The principle seems correct, since the
> underlying intellectual property right expires as well: copyright
> after a gazillion years[1], patents after twenty years, and trademarks
> after you stop defending them.

I approve of this idea.
		<a href="Eric">">Eric S. Raymond</a>