ZDNet: For Non-Proliferation’s Sake, Sun Asks OSI to Retire Older Open Source License

“There’s a bit of news on the the open source license
non-proliferation front. Proliferation of incompatible open source
licenses has balkanized the open source software community to a
point that code isn’t nearly as freely shareable as some people
perceive it to be. As one of his first moves as Chief Open Source
Officer at Sun, Simon Phipps has announced that the company is
retiring the Sun Industry Standards Source License (SISSL) in favor
of its more recently drafted (and Open Source Initiative-approved)
Common Development and Distribution License (the CDDL, pronounced