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"I (Don't) Want" Doesn't Mean "I (Don't) Get"

Aug 01, 2007, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

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"Last week I wrote that even if Microsoft's Ms-PL or Ms-CL licenses are found to meet the 10 criteria of the Open Source Definition, does not necessarily mean that they will be approved by the Open Source Initiative's licensing board.

"The shorthand for that could have been ''I want' doesn't mean 'I get'.' A similar phrase could be applied in the light of some of the responses to Microsoft's intention to submit its licenses to the OSI..."

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