DRAFT FAQ: Free vs. Open
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Jan 11 23:37:41 UTC 2008
Tzeng, Nigel H. wrote:
> Your objection is the same as Rick's.
Yes. I mistakenly sent it before seeing his post.
> As I said in the other email, one can believe that open source is a
> superior method but still be positive (or neutral) about the value of closed
If open source is superior, it seems to me that implies it has a higher
> I am of the opinion that the philospohical position of the OSI within the FAQ
> should be provided by the OSI board to clearly describe the official position.
> There are many things that can be determined by consensus but I'm not sure
> that is an effective mechanism for this particular item.
I certainly agree that the FAQ is not official (and likely shouldn't be
published on the OSI site) without board approval.
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