Groklaw: Someone Suggests 2 MS licenses Get OSI Approval
Dec 12, 2005, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This is a very strange story. I don't know what to make of it,
so I am putting it out there for the rest of you to figure out.
CCIL's John Cowan has posted two Microsoft licenses to
email@example.com, suggesting that they be given OSI
approval. But he claims to have no connection with Microsoft, which
raises some natural questions...
"'Microsoft is adding new licenses to its Shared Source
Initiative which I believe qualify as open-source licenses,' he
writes. The first is the Microsoft Permissive License (MS-PL) and
the second is the Microsoft Community License (MS-CL)..."