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eWeek: New OSI President Steps Down

Mar 05, 2005, 17:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"The open-source world was caught by surprise this week when Russ Nelson, the newly elected president of the Open Source Initiative, resigned his office retroactively to Feb. 23.

"The OSI (Open Source Initiative) is the body that approves open-source licenses. Nelson, a founding member of the nonprofit group and president of Crynwr Software, a high-end e-mail system design company based on open-source software, was named president on Feb. 1..."

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