Similar discussion list but not only for Europe?

Sam Liddicott sam at
Mon Mar 9 11:28:44 UTC 2009

* list wrote, On 09/03/09 11:14:
> Am Montag, dem 09. M�r 2009 schrieb Alfred M. Szmidt:
>>    > > You might also want to contact the OSI about this.
>>    >
>>    > As far as I understand, OSI is more oriented to less-restrictive
>>    > open source licenses, right?
>>    No, by definition OSI is interested in all Free Software licenses
>>    (which they call "open source") - this includes the licenses with
>>    strong freedom protection like GNU GPLv3.
>> They are also interested in non-free licenses as well, e.g. the NASA
>> public license.
> Stop spreading FUD!
> It is true that this license was accepted by the OSI but rejectet by the FSF.
> But it just was a rather minor problem why it was rejected by the FSF.
I'm puzzled - you say it is FUD; but then you seem to agree with him.

How is it FUD?

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