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Open-source extremism, and how the OSI can help

Open source runs the risk of being so insular in its ideology that it becomes irrelevant. The OSI can help by expanding its membership.

By July 14, 2009


The OSI digs into license proliferation again...but why?

OSI seems to think it has a license proliferation problem again. It doesn't, and never has.

By August 5, 2008


GPLv3 gets OSI's approval

GPLv3 just got the nod from the OSI. Why this is important.

By September 7, 2007


The OSI gets new leaders

The OSI just expanded its board with two new members.

By April 15, 2008


Bruce Perens campaigns to join the OSI

Bruce Perens wants to be on the OSI board. What has he done to deserve this?

By March 19, 2008


A cure for the "cancer within open source": the OSI approves the Affero GPL

One of open source's biggest failings has been to extend its relevance into the Software as a Service world. The OSI has finally corrected this with the approval of the Affero GPL.

By March 14, 2008


OSI gives two Microsoft licenses its blessing

Microsoft has finally engaged with open source in the correct way and was rewarded accordingly.

By October 16, 2007


The OSI, Microsoft, and history

Groklaw wants the OSI to bash Microsoft and keep it out of the community. Fine. But it's directly inimical to why the OSI was set up in the first place.

By August 22, 2007


Microsoft capitulates to the OSI, gets horse-whipped for its troubles

The community wants to tar and feather Microsoft, showing the ugliest side of the community.

By August 19, 2007


Who watches the OSI watchers?

The Open Source Initiative judges open source, but isn't democratically elected. Does this matter?

By August 9, 2007