[Phpwm] Do we really need another open source licence?

Phil Beynon phil at infolinkelectronics.co.uk
Wed Jul 18 23:41:39 BST 2007

> Hello,
> Some of you who are members of the BCS may have already seen this notice
> of a meeting next week in London being organised by the BCS Open Source
> Specialist Group.
> Proposal to create a BCS open source licence - 24 July, London - 18.00
> for 18.30
> http://ossg.bcs.org/2007/07/24/
> There is already one comment posted querying the need for another licence!

My own very first thought!

Though suppose there could be some differences in UK / EU legistlation that
possibly may need addressing since most of the open source licenses have an
American flavour to them.

> If you are into this sort of thing then here is an opportunity for you
> to have your say.  I may see you there.

I have two sorts of licensing when I write something -
'do-what-you-want-with-it-I-dont-care-ware' and
'pay-me-something-or-I-get-shouty-ware' :-)

> Best wishes,
> Peter Crouch


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