"Some applicants are weary from waiting up to a year or
more for action from the Open Source Initiative, which reviews and
either approves or rejects submitted software licenses as
officially Open Source. Critics say that OSI may make itself
irrelevant if it doesn't start making decisions faster.
The Eiffel Forum License has been under consideration for
certification for "well over a year," according to Roger Browne, a
project leader for the Eiffel Forum, a community of programmers who
use the Eiffel language to create software.
The Eiffel Forum Archive is hosted at SourceForge, (a site that
is owned by NewsForge's corporate parent, VA Linux) which accepts
projects that are released either with an OSI-certified license, or
a license that would comply with the terms for OSI certification in
the event that it has not yet made it through the review