Recent Posts

  • Google OSPO: Why we support the OSI

    Google OSPO: Why we support the OSI

    We asked Google OSPO Director Chris Dibona to share the organization’s intrinsic ties to open source, its reasons for supporting the Open Source Initiative, and its hopes for the open source movement.

  • Six lessons learned from 2022 OSI elections

    Six lessons learned from 2022 OSI elections

    Before I mark a major project as DONE, I always take time to write down what worked, what didn’t and fresh thoughts on how to do things better next time.

  • Simplify Open Source License Compliance

    Simplify Open Source License Compliance

    During our POSI 2021 event Marc Jones, General Counsel at CivicActions shared some of his top-level advice for anyone looking to open source a project

  • Open source ‘protestware’ harms Open Source

    Open source ‘protestware’ harms Open Source

    There is a new development that directly impacts the open source community, and it warrants a new commentary. Angry maintainers have started adding code to a small number of open source repositories to protest against the war.

  • Comcast: Why we support the OSI

    Comcast: Why we support the OSI

    We asked our sponsors at Comcast to share the organization’s intrinsic ties to open source, its reasons for supporting the Open Source Initiative, and its hopes for the open source movement.

  • 2022 OSI Board Election Results

    2022 OSI Board Election Results

    The polls just closed, the results are in. Congratulations to the elected directors: Pamela Chestek, Carlo Piana, Josh Berkus and Amanda Brock.