[Linux-aus] Who defines Open Source?

Senectus . senectus at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 09:55:02 UTC 2006

On 2/8/06, Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at mysql.com> wrote:
> If you go by the definition at
> http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php, you're right.  But
> that's the problem: a term which requires a web site to define it is
> not adequately comprehensible.  Leon's right, too, when he says it's
> not necessary.  Plenty of software is available in source without the
> rights laid down at opensource.org.
> Greg

Ahh so do you mean that we're using "Open Source" as a term that
covers all different "Open Licences", but the actual License may not
be quite as "Open" as for instance the GPL?
Thus the confusion?

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