Subject: Re: OSI logo if I use GNU GDL for our group?
From: Russ Nelson <>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 08:57:34 -0500

Smith Norton writes:
 > I want to know if I start an open source group (not related to
 > software) but say knowledge exchange forum, or security support forum
 > where the mission is "freedom of knowledge", would the Open Source
 > Initiative be any help for me?
 > Can I use any open source documentation license and consequently use
 > the OSI logo along with our site or group.

We consider our expertise restricted to software, so we only allow its
use with the licenses we list at

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