[License-review] Approval: Server Side Public License, Version 1 (SSPL v1)

Jim Jagielski jim at jaguNET.com
Fri Oct 19 22:24:26 UTC 2018

OK, I'll bite. IMO there is already a useful and efficient entity which is all about Free Software. What is needed is one that is All About Open Source. Sure, there are large intersection points between Free Software and Open Source, but also some differences.

OSI should celebrate not only that commonality but also those differences. Saying "Free Software is what we do, period." is a disservice to the countless people who look to OSI as the entity that sez "Open Source is what we do, period."

If, instead, OSI has decided that they are now a Free Software organization, and that Free Software is what "we" do, and that "our" focus is on "Free software" then, then let's change the name to the Free Software Initiative and open the gates for some other entity, who is all about Open Source, to take on that job, and do it proudly. :-)

> On Oct 19, 2018, at 4:54 PM, Bruce Perens <bruce at perens.com> wrote:
> Sure. But no longer within OSI. 
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2018, 03:54 Jim Jagielski <jim at jagunet.com> wrote:
> There are those that would disagree with you.
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