Free vs. Open Re: OSI enforcement?

Russ Nelson nelson at
Sat Jan 12 00:07:15 UTC 2008

Alexander Terekhov writes:
 > On Jan 9, 2008 12:27 AM, Ernest Prabhakar <ernest.prabhakar at> wrote:
 > [...]
 > > "What is the difference between 'open source' and 'free software'?"
 > Stallman's controlled lists don't blacklist (ban) non-spam posters.

Yes, and RMS didn't used to have a password on his account until the
FSF administrators FORCED him to use a password.  The fact that RMS is
reality-challenged has no bearing on how WE deal with miscreants,
Alex, and I'm including you in that circle, so keep your hands in your
pockets and stay away from the family silver.

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