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Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 00:32:27 -0500
From: Rob Landley <>
To: Rob Landley <>
Subject: Fwd: OIN Notice - Definition Update

If you were looking for a list of packages to test musl against before  
1.0, the Open Invention Network seems to have come up with a list of  
593 packages they define as "The Linux System".

Might be worth a look, for bragging rights if nothing else. (See  


======quoted message from License <>,  
subject "OIN Notice - Definition Update"======
> July 9, 2013
> Dear Open Invention Network Licensee:
> We are pleased to announce that effective on September 10, 2013, the  
> Open
> Invention Network will expand the definition of the Linux System set  
> forth
> on our website,,  
> which
> modifies the rights under OIN’s license agreements, by adding a new  
> Table 5
> that includes adding 293 new packages to the definition of Linux  
> System per
> the attached letter.  The new Table 5 also updates version numbers  
> for 593
> packages in the Linux System as listed in the attached letter.
> This change will apply to all members of OIN, associate members, and
> licensees (collectively, the “OIN Licensee Community”) other than as
> limited by the existing carve-outs, thereby broadening the scope of  
> the
> license and release that you receive from OIN and the OIN Licensee
> Community as well as the scope of the license and release you grant  
> back to
> OIN and the OIN Licensee Community.
> This letter serves as notice pursuant to Section 2.1 of the License
> Agreement between you and OIN. All changes to your license agreement  
> and
> the Linux System Definition are available for review on the OIN  
> website at
> Sincerely,
> Keith Bergelt
> Chief Executive Officer
> Open Invention Network LLC

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