[IronPython] License change?
raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 09:30:52 CEST 2010
On Apr 20, 2010, at 6:21 PM, Rory Plaire wrote:
> My $.02: there aren't a lot of people that are familiar with the MS
> public licenses compared to the Apache/GPL/BSD/etc licenses. For many
> of them, the mention of "Microsoft" in the license name immediately
> (erroneously, but immediately nonetheless) makes them conclude a
> project isn't open source.
> Adopting a license that people are familiar with will make it easier
> for them to come to terms with the fact that Microsoft can and does
> sponsor open-source projects. And it convinces them from the outset
> that there isn't some hidden backdoor in the license for Microsoft to
This makes good sense to me.
+1 for MIT license or somesuch.
P.S. Thank you Microsoft for this excellent project.
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