[okfn-coord] Proposal: Open Data Commons license to be maintained as part of opendefinition.org project

Martin Keegan martin at no.ucant.org
Wed Dec 12 00:17:29 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-12-10 at 12:44 +0000, Rufus Pollock wrote:
> Following general discussion with Jordan Hatcher over the last couple of 
> months, last week he asked whether we'd be happy for opendefinition.org 
> (qua project) to be the home for the license he has been drafting for 
> Talis (currently entitled the 'Open Data Commons' license or similar -- 
> though this may be subject to change).
> I said that I thought this would be fine but wanted to check with the 
> Board first before officially agreeing. I note that we would not be 
> taking on any specific obligations other than to actually host the 
> license text. That said, Jordan suggested that Talis might be willing to 
> provide financial support for work on improving (fixing bugs) in the 
> license in the future (Talis have been the one's funding Jordan's work 
> up until now).
> Anyway please let me know if you have objections (or require 
> clarification) on this matter in the next week or so. If I don't hear 
> anything I'll assume everyone's happy and go ahead.

No objections, Rufus.


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