[Fwd: [gnu.org #285277] Open Source Initiative Certification for GPL 3.0]

Matthew Seth Flaschen superm40 at comcast.net
Wed Apr 26 04:36:47 UTC 2006

John Cowan wrote:
> Russ Nelson scripsit:
>>It's not that Dave is ignorant of what the OSI does.  It's that Dave
>>said something lacking in simple logic.  How can the OSI be irrelevant
>>BECAUSE too many people are asking for license approvals?
> I believe Matthew (not Dave) said the OSI is irrelevant because too
> many people are *getting* license approvals, not because they are asking
> for them.
No, I didn't.  I'm the one who asked whether FSF would submit the 
license.  Dave Turner said "If OSI wishes to become relevant, it will 
stop certifying licenses simply because someone makes a request."

-Matthew Flaschen
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