Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb
On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 07:21:07PM +0800, Alexander Nordström wrote:
> On Tuesday, 4 May 2004 23:13, Wendell Cochran wrote:
> > This seems as good a place as any to observe that English is
> > emphatically open source.
> I humbly disagree. Free and open source software is not about the abandonment
> of regulation and convention. In fact, it relies and thrives on conformity,
> where sensible.
The other reason English is not like Open Source is English actually
changes over time, whereas OSS is still running 30 year old technology.
If English were like OSS we'd all still be speaking Middle English. Ba