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Yes, the 'open source' label is still relevant and powerful

... the Open Source Initiative, added a tenth clause to the OSD a few years back to deal with click-wrap licensing. Right now, OSI is ... Socialtext is now making an effort to adhere to the OSD, but this all seems very strange to me. Especially that no one has called ...

blog entry - esr - 2007-03-12 22:17 - 1 comment - 0 attachments

The Licence Proliferation Project

... the small number of licenses that met the criteria of the OSD. These licenses included the GNU General Public License, the BSD license ... Source was, to submit a new license that satisfied the OSD while solving whatever problem made the existing licenses ...

page - coar - 2006-09-19 10:37 - 1 comment - 0 attachments

The Open Source Definition (Annotated)

... below appear as annotations to the Open Source Definition (OSD) and are not a part of the OSD. A plain version of the OSD without annotations can be found here . ...

page - coar - 2006-09-19 01:50 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Alfresco shifts to the GPL

... problems with respect to the spirit and the letter of the OSD. By stepping away from a modified Mozilla license and embracing an ... for preserving attribution violate or do not violate the OSD. As Open Source becomes more popular and more powerful in the ...

blog entry - Michael Tiemann - 2007-02-23 21:08 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

History of the OSI

... issues surrounding click-wrap licensing. Otherwise the OSD has been stable since its inception, with only minor wording ... most notable success was to successfully position the OSD as the gold standard of open-source licensing, and the OSI as a standards ...

page - Michael Tiemann - 2007-03-13 18:11 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Open Source Initiative (OSI) Announces New Interim President : Press Releases

... management and promotion of the Open Source Definition (OSD), today announced the appointment of Michael Tiemann as interim president, ... efforts on working with the community to evaluate the OSD licensing process. Licensing is perhaps the most important issue ...

page - nelson - 2007-03-14 04:49 - 0 comments - 0 attachments