The Open Source Initiative has chartered a committee to address the issue of license proliferation. Our first action is a tiering project. We plan to take all the existing OSI-approved licenses and group them into three tiers:
b) Recommended but not preferred
c) Not recommended
These tiers are intended to help people pick licenses for new projects. The tiering project is not intended to "de-approve" any OSI-approved license.
View the Committee Charter.
The members of the committee are:
-Rishab Ghosh (observer)
-Eric S Raymond
-Sanjiva Weerawarana (observer)
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