[OSM-legal-talk] Licensing Working Group report, 2009/01/22

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 23 14:46:49 GMT 2009






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From: OJ W <ojwlists at googlemail.com>

> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:59 PM, Mikel Maron <mikel_maron at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > The license won't  be perfect, but there will be a process for feedback and
> > improvements, and the license will get there.
> 
> This phraseology sounds very businesslike.  I'm sure I've heard the
> "we know x is dismal but we've agreed to it anyway" phrase many times
> at work, often followed by "if we suddenly find ourselves with nothing
> better to do in the future, we might consider improving it"
> 
> (not a comment on the proposed license, just on the email justifying it)

Wow, I sounds business-y. Guess I was being careful with the phrasing. 

Though I'm sure that "won't be perfect" is not that the same as "dismal".

Anyhow, dudes, I'll try to sound more unprofessional in future emails.

-Mikel
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