Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Mon Oct 29 07:24:35 UTC 2007
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Who's definition? When a term can be ambiguous it is of little value
>> to me.
> Use your favorite search engine and search for "Free software" and
> "non-free". Read about it.
OK... By that I take it there is no one universally accepted definition of
those terms. Otherwise, there would be no need for all the different
flavors of the "free" licenses. GPLv2, GPLv3, FreeBSD, etc...
And, it would be easy to define it here.
>> The opportunity may be there...but it doesn't mean (at least to me)
>> that it
>> counts as a slam dunk advantage. Sorry, I tend not to be overly
>> on these sort of issues.
> It counts as an advantage for distributions like Fedora which distribute
> Free software which is a focus on long-term advantage. Whether it
> matters personally to you or upto to you to decide.
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