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From Prashant Shah <pshah.mum...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Modifying license for personal use
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:20:09 GMT
Hi,

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> You can "do" anything you want, the question is whether or
> not the resulting license is one that people will choose
> to accept when looking at code...
>
> For licenses to be officially recognized as Open Source,
> they must be approved by OSI and the license must adhere
> to the conditions of the OSD (The FSF has a similar process).
> By creating your own license, it is no longer OSI-approved
> and the the onus on "is this an open source license and
> is it safe to use" is placed on the end-user, and if its
> not on the OSI list, most developers (and pretty much
> all companies, gov't, etc) will refuse to use the code
> that's under that license.

Your point does makes sense. I will give it a second thought :)

Thanks and Regards.

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