Policy Questions (WAS: License Committee Report)
nelson at crynwr.com
Wed Sep 14 04:50:27 UTC 2005
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Ernest Prabhakar writes:
> I would like to propose that the OSI begin an open dialogue on the
> "license-proliferation-discuss" list about the optimal a) phrasing,
> and b) implementation of the three additional criteria. It should
> start with a concise summary of the board's best understanding of the
> Three Criteria, including how they are to be implemented, and provide
> a safe and appropriate place for honest questions and constructive
> feedback. That way, those who care about *policy* questions can
> discuss them there, leaving this list free to focus specifically on
> license approval issues (as at least some of the original subscribers
> here had hoped).
This is an excellent idea.
> Does that sound reasonable? If so, I would also request that the OSI
> board appoint someone to act as official spokesperson for the board
> during the discussion, so we know who's in charge. I would also
> suggest having an official moderator (potentially someone NOT on the
> board) to ensure things stay on track.
Are you volunteering?
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