Quoting Brian Foster (blf at utvinternet.ie):
> I've no idea what this is about (i.e., why they
> are proposing/discussing any such thing).
> whatever, this may be interest to some ....
The fact that they omit all mention of _why_ is a bad sign. Licence
proliferation and vanity licence-creation without any compelling
difference are notorious problems. If they _did_ have some novel
advantage over existing licences in mind, one would imagine they would
mention it up-frount.
Apparently, the proposal originated here:
Of the three "advantages" cited, none would be advanced by writing a new
licence. But the real reason is cited right above that:
If it good enough for the The Regents of the University of
California, then why not for the BCS itself?
In other words, pure me-too-ism.
On the bright side, constructing a pointless vanity licence and then
seeing everyone else totally ignore it can serve as a valuable lesson in
why one should not create them.
"Zees American words are too much. Zen our culture you'll wrench;
With 'le parking' 'le weekend' & such. Wiz our children we'll be out of touch."
Eef you anglicize French, -- L'Academie Francaise in a nutshell
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