[IronPython] License change?
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Apr 19 23:58:06 CEST 2010
Personally I think the Microsoft Public License is a pretty good open
source license and I'm not sure the confusion of *another* license
change is worth it. My $0.02...
All the best,
On 19/04/2010 23:55, Dino Viehland wrote:
> Hello IronPython community,
> As you probably know IronPython has a long history of releasing our
> source code under permissive licenses. Initially IronPython was
> released under a specific IronPython license which was quite similar
> to the Microsoft Public License (PS-Pl) we ship under today. We
> occasionally hear feedback, questions and a general lack of
> familiarity from you about the license that we use. And in several
> instances, we have been asked why we don't adopt a more popular
> license, such as the Apache 2.0 License. We are therefore considering
> switching our license to a well known permissive license which is more
> commonly used by open source projects. Currently we are considering
> the Apache License, Version 2.0.
> We'd like to hear your feedback before we make any decisions. Do you
> think adopting a more popular license, such as the Apache License,
> would be a good change for IronPython?
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