[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Thu Jan 4 04:59:42 UTC 2007

DShofi at atmi.com scripsit:

> I thought that I made myself clear.  I do not disagree with the OSI's
> vital role as moral authority, consultant, certification mark provider,
> etc. as Michael references above.  However, I do not recommend that
> anyone fool themselves into thinking that the OSI or anyone else has
> any proprietary right to "open source" as a textual term so as to
> require approval before use thereof.  That is my sole point.

No one disagrees.

Overhead, without any fuss, the stars were going out.
        --Arthur C. Clarke, "The Nine Billion Names of God"
                John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>

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