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Amazon taking the Elastic code, and commercializing it on a repackaged platform (and using the Elastic brand name) goes against everything OSS stands for, which is why the Elastic founders are writing such impassioned blog posts on the subject.

As you can tell from my prior post, I agree.

However, the OSI (Open Source Initiative) itself apparently does not agree and refuses to sanction the SSPL promoted by MongoDB and now Elastic. Note that Elastic was itself very strongly aligned with OSI and the principles of Open Source, but abuse by Amazon and refusal by OSI to do anything about it has put things in a bad position.
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