License Approval Process
lohner at hew.ecf.teradyne.com
Mon Feb 14 09:00:48 UTC 2000
In message <25415.950486814 at kanga.nu>, J C Lawrence writes:
>On Sun, 13 Feb 2000 18:40:26 -0500
>Rafi M Goldberg <rafimg at usa.net> wrote:
>> Join the club, Scott. I submitted a license months ago and
>> haven't heard a thing. Others have had similar experiences as
>> well. In fact, I don't think any new licenses have been approved
>> under the certification program.
>> It is unfortunate that the powers that be @ opensource.org only
>> seem to be interested in gaining the support of large corporations
>> and those who decide to just use an existing license... I hope
>> that's not actually the case, but it doesn't look good.
>I would suggest emailling the principles directly (ESR and Perens)
>in the case of slow response.
Another good list for getting licenses discussed (someone already
mentioned RMS) is the debian-legal at lists.debian.org mailing list. The
criteria there are 'DFSG Free' however; but since the OSD evolved from this
(and the original DFSG were mostly written by Bruce) they are quite similar.
Nils Lohner E-Mail: lohner at debian.org
Debian Project Web: http://www.debian.org/
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