[License-discuss] OSI as guarantor for "or later" *GPL clauses

Enrico Zini enrico at enricozini.org
Wed Oct 27 07:26:49 UTC 2021

On Wed, Sep 08, 2021 at 04:53:09PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:

> > Yes the idea is interesting.
> > So you avoid giving a "blank check" to the FSF by giving another to OSI...
> > I assume that both organisations are safe :-)
> My intention is actually to avoid giving a blank check to any
> organization: a new version of the GPL would have to be published by
> FSF, but for it to be considered valid for my code it'd need to be OK-ed
> by OSI.

Hello, no reply after a month and a half.

Would OSI be happy being used as such a guarantor, and if so, could some
of you help wording the addition to the license statement?


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