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Re: Drop DFSG in favour of OSD?

On Fri, May 22, 1998 at 11:55:49AM -0700, Jim Pick wrote:
> Hi,
> Just wondering...
> Wouldn't it make more sense if we no longer refer to our licensing
> guidelines as the Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG), and instead
> choose to call them the "Open Source Definition" (OSD)?  They are the
> same thing - and it would be a bit less confusing if there was only
> one name.

I object along with the other people...

I have the following suggestion:

We could make a footnote to the dfsg, pointing at the osd:

"Note that the Open SOurce Defintion was derived from this document, see
www.whatever for details"

or sim.


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