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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-16 00:05:06

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>

> >Here's a concrete suggestion for more/license.html:
> >
> >// (C) Copyright David Abrahams 2000. Permission to copy, use,
> >// modify, sell and distribute this software is granted provided this
> >// copyright notice appears in all copies. This software is provided
> >// "as is" without express or implied warranty, and with no claim as
> >// to its suitability for any purpose.
> >
> >
> >We would phase this in gradually by encouraging developers to
> >switch to this license in their source code. However, authors
> >must change their code themselves. There won't be a big, centralized
> >change-over.
> This really seems like a sensible suggestion to me. We can work on the
> details of the wording, but the basic approach of having a single "usual"
> license, allowing other licences (assuming they meet our normal criteria),
> and having a gradual transition all seem like good ideas to me.

Me, too. Of course, more/license.html probably shouldn't include my name ;-)


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