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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Non OSI approved licenses
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:16:44 GMT
On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> The Apache 2.0 license was not an OSI approved license until someone at OSI decided to
approve it.
> We don't rely on other organizations to tell us what we can or cannot redistribute under
our license. We don't need to rely on other organizations to tell us what can be subsumed
by our license.
> If this is a problem for you, then change the OSI policies regarding approving the special
case licenses that others use.

My views on this are well know, but I'll state it for the record one
more time: huge +1 to what Roy said!


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