Subject: Re: Do We Need a New Evangelist
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: 30 Mar 1999 15:17:50 -0000

Ben Laurie writes:
 > I have to say I'm becoming increasingly disenchanted with the term Open
 > Source, and think it muddies the water even more than "free software"
 > does.


 > So, what we need, IMO, if anything, is a free software evangelist (who
 > isn't totally fixated on GPL).

What ARE you talking about, Ben??  ESR isn't fixated on the GPL by any 
possible measurement, and even RMS acknowledges that MIT-licensed or
BSD-licensed code is free software.

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