Subject: Re: pruning "dead" licenses
From: "Eric S. Raymond" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 17:01:12 -0500

John Cowan <>:
> > To the extent that we can promote freedom and get better outcomes by
> > pruning licenses, I'd sacrifice "diversity" without a qualm.
> What does "pruning" mean?  Does it mean decertifying, delisting, or
> de-emphasizing?

Yet to be determined. I've been thinking in terms of de-emphasizing,
mostly by creating a category of "preferred" or "best-practice" licenses
and pushing those.
		<a href="Eric">">Eric S. Raymond</a>