Subject: Re: OSI enforcement?
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 00:23:59 -0800

Quoting Matthew Flaschen (

> They also supported making Xiph's Ogg Vorbis decoder BSD, to promote
> massive adoption, especially by hardware vendors.

Yes, that's one of the instances I was trying to remember.  Thanks.

Here's Richard's mailing list posting where he urged Foundation 
to adopt BSD licensing for the Vorbis codec:

Note that FSF's approval isn't merely passive or theoretical, either: