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OSI: Open Source Initiative Announces New Interim President

Mar 04, 2005, 15:15 (2 Talkback[s])

"The Open Source Initiative (OSI), a non-profit corporation responsible for the management and promotion of the Open Source Definition (OSD), today announced the appointment of Michael Tiemann as interim president, taking over the position from Russell Nelson. After adding additional members, OSI's newly expanded board will select a full-term president and focus its immediate efforts on working with the community to evaluate the OSD licensing process.

"Licensing is perhaps the most important issue facing Open Source today. As steward of the Open Source Definition, OSI takes very seriously its responsibility to ensure that licenses remain true to the fundamental principles of Open Source, said Tiemann..."

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