Use of "open source" in website name
cowan at ccil.org
Thu Jun 12 17:31:11 UTC 2008
Cinly Ooi scripsit:
> > Ethically, nobody should use it in a way that could reasonably be confused
> > with the software term. There are already such uses: in intelligence
> > work, an "open source" is a source of information that anyone can obtain,
> > like a newspaper.
> Is your example of intelligent work an example of "confusion" or an example
> of other use of "open source"?
"Other use". I agree that my wording was confusing. By "intelligence" I do
indeed mean military or national intelligence.
Clear? Huh! Why a four-year-old child John Cowan
could understand this report. Run out cowan at ccil.org
and find me a four-year-old child. I http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
can't make head or tail out of it.
--Rufus T. Firefly on government reports
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