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eWeek: Sun Proposes New Open-Source License

Dec 04, 2004, 17:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Jason Perlow for this link. ]

"Sun Microsystems Inc. has proposed a new open-source license to the Open Source Initiative, but Linus Torvalds and others doubt that it will help Sun create an open-source community.

"The new Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL, is based on the MPL (Mozilla Public License 1.1). Although there are more than 50 open-source licenses currently approved by the OSI, Sun said in the proposed license's executive summary that none of them was acceptable..."

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