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

Dan Shearer dan at shearer.org
Fri Aug 15 21:33:02 UTC 2003

On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 03:21:43PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> 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. 

You are in esteemed company. From "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" :

"When I use a word," said Humpty Dumpty, "it means just what I choose it to
mean - neither more nor less." 

Just be careful of high walls.

Dan Shearer
dan at shearer.org

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