[ubuntu-marketing] The Free Software, Open Source promise: what FOSS means for non-coders

M. Fioretti mfioretti at nexaima.net
Wed Mar 10 07:33:05 GMT 2010


On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 19:21:51 PM -0500, Danny Piccirillo (danny.piccirillo at ubuntu.com) wrote:

> I propose that we put together a solid list of Free Software (Open
> Source) promises that people can expect from FOSS tools. That is, a
> list of things that would never happen with FOSS with examples of
> where it has happened with major proprietary software. Example: DRM

Danny,

are you sure this example of yours makes sense? I mean, are you saying
that DRM happens because proprietary software exists? I am not sure I
follow you here.
				Marco
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