that Intel has told the Open Source Initiative to
take its open source license out of the list of approved licenses.
"Smith said that it does not want the
"de-approval" of the license to be retroactive to past uses, as it does not
want to force companies to re-license code.
Intel's decision was praised by Martin Fink, the vice-president of HP's Linux
division, who recently told ZDNet UK that the number of open source license
needs to be reduced from the current figure of more than 50 to "something
less than 10".
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