An was met with tepid thanks from exiled former editors now at Open Medicine.
While congratulating their former colleagues on their new venture, the CMAJ's current editors took the opportunity to tout their own commitment to open-access publishing, putting themselves in the same league as OM and PLoS.
Writing on their blog, :
"Given that CMAJ holds copyright and charges reprint and permission fees, it is not in fact an open access journal."
Update, July 4: PLoS managing editor Chris Surridge with OM in a very amusing blog post.