[Fwd: [gnu.org #285277] Open Source Initiative Certification for GPL 3.0]
brian at collab.net
Wed Apr 26 05:40:48 UTC 2006
On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, Matthew Seth Flaschen wrote:
>>> 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."
Then the FSF could easily prove OSI's irrelevance by submitting a license
and having it approved. :)
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