Open Source Group Japan
Open Source Group Japan is a non-profit, voluntary association that
promotes the spread of Open Source Software and Free Software Culture
and enlightened activities, while engaging in activities to protect open
source culture. Another goal is to contribute to the sound development
of the Open Source community. Open Source Group Japan was established on
August 13, 2000 and its office is located in Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku
Open Source Group Japan works on the following sorts of projects.
- Management of Open Source(R) Trademarks in order to protect Open Source
culture. Open Source Group Japan has acquired the OPENSOURCE(R)
trademark in Japan. (Reg. No.4553488: Japan Patent Office)
- Functioning as a representative liaison for the Open Source community
in Japan, engaging in public relations and working with outside
- Offering necessary support to Open Source projects and groups.
- Engaging in activities that promote cooperation and informal
affiliation between Open Source groups and organizations.
- Proposing and implementing plans of its own that it views as necessary
to the growth of Open Source culture.
- OSD (Open Source Definition)
- OSI Position Paper on the SCO-vs.-IBM Complaint
- Software Licenses
- GNU GPL(GNU General Public License)
- GNU LGPL(GNU Lesser General Public License) Japanese Translation
- OSI Approved Licenses (Japanese Translation List)
- Document Licenses
- GNU FDL(GNU Free Documentation License)
- OPL (Open Publication License) Japanese Translation
All questions about this site and OSG-JP go to Board Members:
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