Definition of open source

Russell Nelson nelson at
Sun Nov 7 01:27:04 UTC 2004

Alan Rihm writes:
 > It seems to come down to opinions on what open source should be. My
 > opinion is that there is room for another definition.

Sure!  And another name, too: Source-Available Software.  That's the
name for any software where you can get the source but your rights to
redistribute source, binaries, or derivative works may be limited.

But you don't get to redefine "Open Source".

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