[linux-elitists] Re: OSI and non-OSD tools
Aaron T Porter
Wed Mar 20 01:16:37 PST 2002
On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 02:26:24AM -0500, Russell Nelson wrote:
> Dan's software is close enough to being compliant with the OSD that
> its use by OSI doesn't bother me.
> > While I understand that the software selection may well be an
> > unintentional result of opensource.org's hosting on hyperreal, it seems
> > an odd decision for a group "dedicated to managing and promoting the Open
> > Source Definition for the good of the community".
> I'm sure that I have no use for "political correctness". You would
> certainly have a good point if the list or website were hosted on
> proprietary software.
> > Are there any plans at this time to migrate to an OSD compliant
> > MTA and/or list manager?
> None. Dan's software is in a class of its own, and poses no threat to
> the OSD.
So which clauses of the OSD can be ignored and still be "close
enough" not to cause concern?
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