OSI enforcement?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sat Jan 12 01:30:59 UTC 2008

Russ Nelson wrote:
> But even without needing to be sarcastic, consider that RMS
> acknowledged in the Steven Levy book _Hackers_ that he was trying to
> keep alive something that OTHERS HAD CREATED.  Not the FSF.

He didn't create the movement.  But he formalized it and worked to keep
it alive.

>  > It's clearly the supporters of closed proprietary schemes trying to divide
>  > the movement, like they have already done against by severely impacting the
>  > "public domain" (which was popular in the 1970's and the early 1980's)
> Mmmmmm, I think that you'll find that the public domain is still
> around, e.g. Daniel J. Bernstein's recent declaration of all of his
> code as public domain.

Glad to learn that.

Matt Flaschen

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