Subject: Re: Is the "Guile" license OSI approved?
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 22:16:43 -0500 (EST)

Karsten M. Self scripsit:

> > FSF may never seek OSI approval for its licenses (the source needs no
> > approval from the derivative), but implicitly any GNU software license
> > is Open Source... 
> Wrong.

What license could possibly be a free software license (as defined by
FSF) without also being an open source license (as defined by OSI)?
It may not be OSI *certified*, but that's a different thing.

John Cowan     
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