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Re: Definition of Open Source [was Re: pine: UW permission to distribute]



On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 10:39:24AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:

> That's your opinion.  My opinion is that opensource implies only that 
> you have access to the source and rights to with it (mostly) as you 
> like, which doesn't necessarily imply any sort of binary redistribution 
> right.

But your definition is not really close to what is usually meant
with Open Source (it's maybe more close to what M$ sometimes
suggests it thinks it is ;-)).

> Of course, neither of our (or anyone's not officially representing 
> Fedora) opinions mean squat.

True.

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