[ppc-mobo] Re: GNU License for Hardware

Hartmut Koptein Hartmut.Koptein at t-online.de
Tue Oct 12 20:11:21 UTC 1999

> As co-instigator of "Open Source" and the person who originaly announced
> it to the net and wrote most of the Open Source definition, I definitely

... and some other peoples :-)

> have mixed feelings on the subject. In my mind, "Open Source" was meant
> to be a gentle introduction to free software with less rhetoric and more
> demonstration of practical benefit.  But the Open Source Definition is
> a definition of Free Software, and was never meant to be anything else.

Yes, as an really open license and not what other companies think about
'Open' (as Sun, ...). 



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