approved licenses web page not being updated

Matthew C. Weigel weigel+ at
Wed Aug 1 18:44:16 UTC 2001

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, David Johnson wrote:

> Back when I joined this list, it was my impression that it was only
> for unofficial public discussion of licenses, and *not* meant to be
> any part of an approval process. My assumption at that time, which
> still holds, is that the OSI board has their own discussions during
> the approval phase.

According to the website, it is to "review" submitted licenses. 
Regardless, one would think that making known whether a license had
made it or not would be reasonable, once a decision had been made.

How else are they accountable to the community they purport to
represent, than by making their actions known?
 Matthew Weigel
 Research Systems Programmer
 mcweigel at ne weigel at

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