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

Geir Magnusson Jr geir at pobox.com
Wed Apr 26 10:34:48 UTC 2006

Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 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.  :)

Or prove relevance by having it rejected :)


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