[License-discuss] Ethical open source licensing - Dual Licensing for Justice

Pamela Chestek pamela.chestek at opensource.org
Thu Feb 27 00:01:20 UTC 2020

I would like to point out that the OSI rejected the email ESR sent that
Gil quoted (which I have removed) and it did not get published to the
list. It would be helpful if everyone could make sure when replying they
aren't inadvertently subverting the moderation process.


Pamela Chestek
Chair, License Review Committee
Open Source Initiative

On 2/26/2020 1:41 PM, Gil Yehuda via License-discuss wrote:
> Eric, 
> I'm confident that success at, um, fending this attack will benefit
> from our calm responses to the issues and our avoidance of responses
> that undermine the effectiveness of this list or further feed into the
> politics. This is not my first time seeing this conversation come up,
> nor it is yours. OSD is not so fragile, nor is your counterattack so
> effective as to be helpful. Given the public nature of open source
> conversations, the expectations we have to participate in professional
> discourse, etc. let's focus on ensuring the OSD continues to define
> open source properly. 
> Let me suggest that OSI members review the candidates who are running
> for the 2020 Board of Directors for the OSI and consider their
> vote https://wiki.opensource.org/bin/Main/OSI+Board+of+Directors/Board+Member+Elections/2020+Individual+and+Affiliate+Elections/ 
> Gil Yehuda: I help with external technology engagement
> From the Open Source Program Office
> <https://developer.yahoo.com/opensource/docs/> at Yahoo --> Oath - ->
> Verizon Media

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