Introducing Open Solutions Alliance

Brian Behlendorf brian at
Wed Feb 7 02:20:08 UTC 2007

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> It seems that it's going to be mostly a technically oriented
> organization.  However, I'm concerned about the side effect of
> companies grouping together as open source when some in fact are not.
> It seems that CollabNet uses an old-style BSD, so I don't mean to lump
> it in that way.

Subversion actually uses Apache's old license; the Subversion committers 
are the ones who get to decide which license to use, not CollabNet.
And to be precise, CollabNet writes lots of software that we do not 
release as Open Source and don't even claim to.


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