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[News] OSI Committee Chairs Election, 2020 FLOSS Roadmap

  • Subject: [News] OSI Committee Chairs Election, 2020 FLOSS Roadmap
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 19:03:51 +0100
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OSI Committee Chairs Election for 2010-2011

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| Earlier this month, the OSI board held 
| elections for the organization's 
| committees. Board members interested in 
| working on OSI initiatives such as 
| membership, education, policy and economic 
| development, outreach submitted their 
| candidacy to the board. Based on the slate 
| of candidates, the board voted the 
| following chairpersons to lead each OSI 
| initiative for the next year.
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http://opensource.org/node/526

2020 FLOSS Roadmap

,----[ Quote ]
| 2020FLOSSRoadmap.org is an open collaborative 
| site designed to discuss, comment and update 
| the 2020 FLOSS Roadmap published in 2008 at 
| Open World Forum. This site is supported by 
| the 2 Paris Regionâs Competitiveness Clusters. 
| 2020 FLOSS Roadmap is divided in one synthesis 
| and several themes each under the 
| responsibility of a different director who 
| were responsible to take the comments into 
| account to produce the updated 2009 version.
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http://www.2020flossroadmap.org/


Recent:

Why We Still Need OSI

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| For reasons best left to the reader to
| uncover, the Open Source Initiative (OSI) has
| often been at loggerheads with the Free
| Software Foundation (FSF) and particularly
| with its more excitable supporters.
|
| In the words of one trollish commentator:
|
| The (Free Software) world doesn't need a
| worthless ORG like the OSI.
|
| I beg to differ. I have been (and in plenty
| of ways still am) a critic of OSI, as well as
| a firm supporter and advocate of the FSF. I
| believe OSI should be a member organisation
| with a representative leadership.
|
| I believe it should strive for the inclusion
| to its community critics, ending the
| perceived divide. Most of all, I believe that
| its stewardship role for pragmatic software
| freedom should be broader than just licence
| approvals.
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http://www.computerworlduk.com/community/blogs/index.cfm?entryid=2977
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