Subject: Re: when is an open source license open source?
From: Michael Tiemann <tiemann@redhat.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 16:16:46 -0400

Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Michael Tiemann (tiemann@opensource.org):
>
>   
>> Today I read a blog posting from Dana Blankenhorn 
>> (http://blogs.zdnet.com/open-source/?p=1123) that has compelled me to 
>> respond.  I may well be preaching to the choir on this list, but the 
>> blog posting I wrote in response (http://opensource.org/node/163) is a 
>> request for the choir to now sing as one.  If I am asking you to do 
>> something you do not agree with, I'm sure you'll let me know.  If you do 
>> agree, now is the time to be heard.  Thanks!
>>     
>
> Michael, I brought this post immediately to the attention of _Linux
> Gazette_ editor Ben Okopnik and the magazine's staff, and I believe he's
> contacted you to offer material support.  We (the magazine) will
> certainly be doing additional coverage of the surrounding topic, and OSI's
> position will be highlighted.  (I should hasten to add that I'm
> sympathetic to the problems inherent in trying to do commerce with open
> source in the ASP field.)
>   
Yes, we are in touch.  Thank you for that!

> I believe _The Register_ will also soon have some coverage.
>   
I know it's not in your control, but I cannot help wonder whether this 
is a good thing or a bad thing ;-)

BTW, I've also created a new thread specifically for my conversation 
with David Richards (the CEO of Centric): http://opensource.org/node/165

M

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