what *is* the approval process? [was Re: License Committee Report for July 2007]

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Wed Aug 1 02:57:38 UTC 2007

On 7/31/07, Chris DiBona <cdibona at gmail.com> wrote:
> Indeed. I hate to sound all political, but is there really a change
> that OSI won't approve this license?
> That said, I think it will be and so far has been on our hosting
> system, quite popular. Wihtin a week of its being allowed, we had over
> 100 projects registered.

Indeed. The FSF went to great lengths to ensure that v3 was credible,
and has apparently succeeded. If OSI doesn't approve it, people will
question OSI, not FSF/v3. (When I've mentioned today's discussion in
IRC, the universal reaction has been 'you mean OSI hasn't already
approved it?')


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