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Re: Drop DFSG in favour of OSD?

On Sat, May 23, 1998 at 11:13:00AM +0100, Marco Budde wrote:
> Am 22.05.98 schrieb jim # jimpick.com ...
> Moin Jim!
> JP> Wouldn't it make more sense if we no longer refer to our licensing
> JP> guidelines as the Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG), and instead
> JP> choose to call them the "Open Source Definition" (OSD)?  They are the
> Why should we do that? I don#t like Open Source, because for example Qt  
> comes with open source, but would you call it free software?

Qt is *not* Open Source (insert whichever funny symbol here).  This is
one of the advantages, I think of 'open source'.  Legally, they cannot
use that name in association with their product:-)

David Welton                          http://www.efn.org/~davidw 

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