We've gotten a number of licenses submissions over the years, which attempt to be "succinter than thou". I guess that people feel that even a license as simple as the BSD license is too complicated.
As part of our ongoing effort to improve transparency and encourage participation, the Open Source Initiative is announcing a major restructuring of our public mailing lists, effective immediately. Moving forward, OSI's public discussions of Open Source issues will be concentrated on three major mailing lists:
As promised, we've dramatically expanded and rechartered the OSI mailing lists. In particular, we have split license review and general OSI issue discussions out from "license-discuss" list, to allow the latter to focus on maintaining the new Licensing FAQ.
We continue to work on several other process and website improvements. Stay tuned!
-- Ernie P.
OSI Board Observer