[License-discuss] Evolving the License Review process for OSI

Richard Fontana rfontana at redhat.com
Mon Jun 3 20:16:13 UTC 2019

On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 11:32 AM Smith, McCoy <mccoy.smith at intel.com> wrote:

> [...] might there also be room for a "grandfathered, non-OSD compliant, new works using this license are not Open Source" category?
> I'd be interested in volunteering if there ever were a committee to review the current list to identify any listed licenses that do not (or might not) conform to the OSD.

I would also be interested in such an effort. FWIW the Fedora Project
has identified OSI-approved licenses it believes do not meet the Free
Software Definition (most of these, but I think not all, are based on
the FSF's own judgments).


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