[Linux-aus] Who defines Open Source?

Jeff Waugh jdub at perkypants.org
Wed Feb 8 09:38:02 UTC 2006

<quote who="Leon Brooks">

> In essence, OSI. The Free Software Foundation get to be gatekeepers of is
> (not) Free/Libre. Debian also have their own standards which rule in
> Debian and to a certain extent their many derivatives.

The OSI guidelines were based on, and are essentially a copy of, the DFSG.

- Jeff

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