Subject: Re: Open Source vs opensource
From: Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen@gatech.edu>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 11:19:13 -0500

Paolo Ciarrocchi wrote:
>> The generic use of the term "open source" is open to interpretation.  Much
>> of the OSI definition (the "OSD") evolves from what open source
>> professionals and users *want* the term to mean.  Attributes include
>> availability of the source code, the right to modify the source code, and
>> the requirement that modified versions of the source code also be made
>> available.
> 
> I see.

"The requirement that modified versions of the source code also be made
available" describes copyleft.  However, not all OSI-approved licenses
are copyleft.

Matt Flaschen