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

Brian Behlendorf 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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