[License-review] For Approval: The Cryptographic Autonomy License

Richard Fontana rfontana at redhat.com
Wed Apr 24 15:29:41 UTC 2019

On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 12:42 AM Josh Berkus <josh at berkus.org> wrote:
> On 4/23/19 9:30 PM, Bruce Perens wrote:
> > I am lucky to have been able to challenge Van's assumptions today. I
> > felt a need to do so quickly, to be fair to him and to the OSI board who
> > are being asked to rule on this - even if only to delay the decision -
> > during their *May 6-7 board meeting.* This has been a significant
> > burden, obviously hours of work, and was entered into for no possible
> > personal purpose. I wish you'd acknowledge that, Josh.
> Your feedback is valuable and detailed; I had no intention of implying
> otherwise.
> However, it's normal for submitters to get feedback from a variety of
> viewpoints and group members.
> Given that nobody else is available, I suspect that "delay" is going to
> be the vote, which is fine.

Van - can you clarify why you seemed to expect a decision on the
license at the next OSI board meeting? The board generally meets once
a month. Under the license review process
(https://opensource.org/approval), normally a decision on a newly
submitted license is due 60 days after submission, which would be
sometime in late June.


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