April 29, 2005

Open Season on Open-Source Licenses

During the past few weeks, the hottest issue for hand-wringing among pundits on, and would-be participants in, the open-source community has been open-source license proliferation. Computer Associates International has been making statements about the need for a new, modular open-source license, and the Open Source Initiative-the organization that blesses licenses as open source-is talking about tightening its requirements with an eye toward reducing the number of licenses certified.

Link: eweek.com


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