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Re: Kernel-firmware package and Anaconda.



Tim wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 14:53 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>> Firstly you need to define "open source"
> 
> I didn't think that needed defining.

It does. "Open Source" as intended by the OSI has a precise definition. The
intuitive meaning ("the source is open", i.e. it is available) is not
sufficient for a program to actually be Open Source.

> "Free," on the other hand, has various possible definitions.

Well, it has only 2 relevant meanings, one of which is the right one and one
of which is the wrong one. :-)

Unfortunately, "Open Source" isn't any less misleading as a term.

        Kevin Kofler


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