Request for approval: EUPL (European Union Public Licence)

Rick Moen rick at
Mon Mar 17 21:07:25 UTC 2008

Quoting Schmitz, Patrice-Emmanuel (patrice-emmanuel.schmitz at

> It is a fact that OSI (which is a private organization based in
> California) is often considered world-wide as the "moral authorithy"
> which is in position to certify that a license is compliant with OSD.
> You will find references to OSI in the general terms or recommendations
> of many Free/Open Source software forges in Europe, and in some public
> call for tenders when they request the delivery of OSS. 
> I hope that you will not add an 11th. "fordian" condition to OSD "Any
> applicable law is acceptable for OSI approved licenses, provide it is
> from California" :-)

However, you must admit that no other jurisdiction can boast
administration of its laws by an unstoppable killing machine.

Cheers,                                      "Reality is not optional."
Rick Moen                                             -- Thomas Sowell
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