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Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 22:24:45 GMT 2009


Hello Michael,

I agree with your assessment, I like Rio's idea of using FOSS.

> The use of the word Free to mean "software libre" rather than
> "software for free" may be lost on the audience, nonetheless.  Using
> "open source", while less accurate, may resonate more.  I feel the FSF
> lost that battle.

It's true they won't get that we mean liberty; but why should they care
about open source anyway? "open source is for programmers" they will
say. I like the use of "Free Software (FOSS); such as Ubuntu Linux"

Regards, Martin




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