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Open Source Initiative affiliates announced at FOSDEM

Feb 06, 2012, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by djwm)

"For example, in March, three board positions will open up at the OSI and it is hoped the affiliates will propose people to fill those positions as part of reshaping the way the organisation works. The OSI has been attempting to reform for three years and despite various initiatives, this has stalled. Phipps, on becoming an OSI director, set out to revitalise these efforts as he sees a future for a new OSI with a broad community membership and a mission to educate governments, organisations and people about the benefits of software freedom. Some of the original plans have not come to fruition, but the advisory affiliates appears to have been established in time to have influence over the organisation's direction."

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