[License-discuss] What does "appropriate standing" in the review process mean?

Richard Fontana rfontana at redhat.com
Sat May 16 00:32:36 UTC 2020

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 5:38 PM Tobie Langel <tobie at unlockopen.com> wrote:

> In the section titled For Legacy Approval, replace:
> > By: License Steward or Interested Licensee
> with:
> > Have appropriate standing: License Steward or Interested Licensee

Could this be simplified to: "Has appropriate standing: Anyone"?
Anyone could become a licensee simply by finding a copy of some code
under the license in question. It's not like the OSI is going to
police whether someone is a licensee, or whether someone is
sufficiently "interested".


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