DRAFT FAQ: Free vs. Open
rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Jan 10 03:59:35 UTC 2008
Quoting Raj Mathur (raju at linux-delhi.org):
> We'd need another term to apply to the huge number of people like me who
> have their foot in both the free software and the open source camps
Well, I've been in both camps since 1998, and have already mentioned in
this space (in a recent post you presumably did not bother to read):
Personally, when I wish to talk about free / open-source software, I
just say "free / open-source software".
> I'd strongly resent being called just a ``Free Software'' xor an
> ``Open Source'' advocate/practitioner, so FOSS suits me down to the
> Any suggestions?
Yes. I'd suggest you fundamentally rethink a rather poorly thought out
and long-term-disasterous position.
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