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Open sourcers urged to adopt dancing poultry license

Mar 26, 2011, 04:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cade Metz)

"In an effort to revolutionize the world of open source, a free software advocate has submitted a new license to the Open Source Initiative. The document is two years in the making, and it's known as the CDL, short for Chicken Dance License.

"The license is meant to offset the heavy legal component of open source software. 'We all want fewer lawyers in software, but that isn't always possible,' he says. 'We might as well dress up the ugly legal side of it all with classic Swiss polka.'"

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