Introducing Open Solutions Alliance

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Feb 7 02:42:50 UTC 2007

Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 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.

My mistake.  It is essentially identical to Apache 1.1

> And to be precise, CollabNet writes lots of software that we do not
> release as Open Source and don't even claim to.

Right.  I was referring strictly to the software CollabNet describes as
Open Source.  On that note, it is very good at delineating which
offerings are and which aren't.

Matthew Flaschen

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