eWeek: Sun Proposes New Open-Source License
Dec 04, 2004, 17:00 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems Inc. has proposed a new open-source license to
the Open Source Initiative, but Linus Torvalds and others doubt
that it will help Sun create an open-source community.
"The new Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL,
is based on the MPL (Mozilla Public License 1.1). Although there
are more than 50 open-source licenses currently approved by the
OSI, Sun said in the proposed license's executive summary that none
of them was acceptable..."