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CNET News: Open-Source Group to Corral Licenses

Apr 07, 2005, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"The Open Source Initiative has begun an effort to pare down the number of open-source licenses in widespread use.

"The OSI, a group that bestows official open-source status on licenses, will promote a small number of licenses as preferred options, according to a position paper it adopted on Wednesday. The group hasn't yet decided which of the more than 50 licenses it's so far approved will get the status..."

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