Simon Willison’s Weblog


Friday, 5th November 2004

Your Vote Counts: Voting Equipment Information for Franklin County. Comical video, considering the news about the voting machines. # 10:40 pm

Voting machine error gives Bush 3,893 extra votes in Ohio. The machines were from Danaher, not diebold. # 10:36 pm

BitTorrent accounts for 35% of the internet’s bandwidth (via) No longer off the radar of the media industry. # 12:01 pm

Open source license help needed

Every now and then, I get an e-mail asking me to clarify the license associated with code that I’ve posted on this site, such as my date parsing script. I’m looking for an open source license that I can start slapping on things to ensure people that they can use it for whatever they want, but wading through the list of licenses is no fun at all. Here are the features I’m looking for:

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