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Re: On the lets-remove-nonfree-proposal



On Thu, Jul 20, 2000 at 08:03:57AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Debian was founded long before the Open Source movement hit the market.
> I mean free software (as defined by RMS) in general. I said "open source" 
> because it's less ambiguous.

If we just use "Open Source", we don't make this less ambiguous. There are
"Open Source" licenses which are "you can see but you can't touch".

Free Software is the movement that has generated a community, we should try
to explain what "free" means instead of using other vage terms.

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