[Linux-aus] Open source: time for a name change?

Anthony Towns aj at azure.humbug.org.au
Fri Aug 15 13:24:02 UTC 2003

On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 01:20:28PM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> Don't be pessimistic, be realistic.  

> People with business interests are used to buzzwords changing.

Personally, I'm in favour of commandeering the terms and making
them completely our own. ``Free? Cool! Oh, you mean zero cost, not
GPLed? Sorry. I guess that's still cool.'' ``Open? Sure, here's the
source code! Oh, you meant the door? My bad.''

	[   ] Pessimistic
	[   ] Realistic
	[ 1 ] Naive Idealism!

a (Unix? That's like Linux, right?) j

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