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Guido van Rossum guido at
Thu Sep 6 15:20:57 UTC 2001

>  > "Members briefly bandied about a suggestion to 
>  > form volunteer focus groups for each pending 
>  > license; but there was no official public 
>  > response from the OSI to the license-discuss 
>  > list, and it seemed that was what the list was 
>  > waiting for."
> I see no need for volunteer focus groups.  Comment on the licenses
> that have been sent to the list.  Use the mailing list for what it was
> created for.

This is Russ's opinion.  This has not been discussed in a board
meeting yet.

>  > Now I am happy to do work implementing this and 
>  > working with it once it is implemented. Can we 
>  > have a reply from the board as to this 
>  > possibility?
> Sure:
> "So okay, my feeling is to write these folks off 
> as whingers. My opinion is subject to change, but 
> first I want to see some discussion about the 
> submitted licenses." - Russ Nelson

Ditto.  This is not the board's opinion.

--Guido van Rossum (home page:
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