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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: JSON License and Apache Projects
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:35:50 GMT

> On Nov 23, 2016, at 10:26 AM, Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> On 23 Nov 2016, at 16:10, Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
>> Something can't be called Open Source unless it is, well, Open Source
>> and OSI (and the FSF) are the ones who determine what is and is not.
> 
> I’ve seen lawyers dispute the OSI right to define that a license is an open-source
license.
> 
> I agree with Sam that we should claim that the foundation has deemed it not open-source
and not that OSI has, and maybe assert that the reason was non-verifiability.
> 

I stand by what I say. If we want to say we concur w/ OSI, that's fine.
But I refuse to imply that the ASF is a definer of what is,
and is not, Open Source. Period.



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