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Re: OSI affiliation

On 02/22/2012 02:09 AM, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 09:36:28AM -0800, Russ Allbery a écrit :
>> I do think we should, if we join, state publicly (in whatever press
>> release we generate announcing our membership) that Debian is not adopting
>> the OSI license review process for Debian and that Debian will continue to
>> conduct its own license review as we do now, and that we continue to
>> disagree with OSI in some areas on what licenses should be considered
>> free.
> I think that it is an important clarification to make.
> Thanks to this clarification, I would like to recommend that, in case the
> OSI has already discussed a license, this work is taken into account
> when making a review on debian-legal.  The OSI has recently opened
> public mailing lists and a bug tracker, that will help a lot to avoid
> duplicating work when it is descriptive or comparative.

Not sure why you think anything needs to be reviewed on debian-legal as
it is just a list of random people commenting on random legal issues and
has no direct say whatsoever about any legal or other issue in Debian...



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