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Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 07:59:48 +0200
From: John Spencer <>
CC: Rob Landley <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: OIN Notice - Definition Update []

On 07/12/2013 07:32 AM, Rob Landley wrote:
> 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 attached.)
> Rob

i wonder if the package nr. 257, dietlibc, builds against musl...

kidding aside, this list looks like a snapshot of installed packages on 
some random opensuse box, including suse's package manager zypper and a 
full KDE3 install.

> ======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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