Speaking of Calling Things Open Source When They Aren't...

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Tue Apr 1 21:58:06 UTC 2008

Chris DiBona wrote:
> We'll remove them if they are playing games like this. I'll go look
> into this now.
> Chris

I doubt it was deliberate gaming.  More likely a mistake bred of 
ignorance (i.e. they thought open source meant non-commercial, despite 
overwhelming evidence to the contrary).  But I agree they're screwed if 
someone wants to take them up on BSD.

Matt Flaschen

P.S. I assume the subject is a reference to OSI's minor announcement 
today...  Very funny.  I admit my heart skipped a beat when I saw the 
new logo.

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