gEDA: Re: GNU License for Hardware

Adam 'WeirdArms' Wiggins awiggins at cse.unsw.EDU.AU
Tue Oct 12 06:09:48 UTC 1999

On Mon, 11 Oct 1999, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Richard Stallman wrote:
> > 
> > If you are inspired by the GNU Project and the Free Software movement,
> > I hope you will choose a name that refers to freedom.  The word "open"
> > calls to mind the Open Source movement, which differs from the Free
> > Software movement in rejecting all talk of freedom, principle and
> > other non-material benefits.

	I do agree a little with this small point. A free hardware licence
sounds closer to GPL then an open hardware licence but its just a small

	Cheers Adam
> I think that everything from 'in rejecting' onward is unnecessary.
> Let your work stand on its own merits; don't descend to name-calling
> and mudslinging.
> -- 
> #ken    P-)}
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