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Re: Request for a sponsor for Felix

On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 10:44:49AM +1000, John Skaller wrote:
> Felix is a 'free for any use' open source advanced

License text [0]:



Copyright (C) 2004 John Skaller.

Felix is Free For Any Use.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted. 


No offense, but you might want to consider using one of the many
licenses out there [1].  They are much more well understood and have
been well thought out.  Your license may leave out things that become
important in the future.  Based on what your license is trying to say,
you may want to consider the MIT/X license, BSD (w/o advertising
clause), or public domain.

IANAL, but I have seen enough discussions about license issues becuase
someone wrote their own and forgot something to think that it is usually
a Bad Idea(TM).


[0] http://felix.sourceforge.net/current/www/licence.html
[1] http://zooko.com/license_quick_ref.html
Roberto C. Sanchez

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