[Linux-aus] Who defines Open Source?

Senectus . senectus at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 11:25:02 UTC 2006

On 2/8/06, Leon Brooks <leon-linuxaus at cyberknights.com.au> wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 February 2006 08:42, Senectus . wrote:
> > If the source is open then the software _must_ also be free, of
> > course people _can_ pay for it if they want it compiled or package or
> > supported (even if they just feel like paying for it to be nice).
> Much confusion of terms. I said Free, you said free. Hereinafter, these
> are defined as libre (as in, liberated) vs gratis (as in, no money
> changes hands) respectively.
Yupp i got it now..
I saw "Open Source" and immediately "assumed" it was all GPL-ish...

Big mistake :-)

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