Subject: Re: [Fwd: [ #285277] Open Source Initiative Certification for GPL 3.0]
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 07:40:07 -0400

Matthew Seth Flaschen scripsit:

> No, I didn't.  I'm the one who asked whether FSF would submit the 
> license.  Dave Turner said "If OSI wishes to become relevant, it will 
> stop certifying licenses simply because someone makes a request."

My apologies.  In any case, the rest of my point stands: the alleged
irrelevance is connected with granting approvals.

John Cowan
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