Subject: Re: Do We Need a New Evangelist
From: Guido van Rossum <guido@CNRI.Reston.VA.US>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 1999 12:04:58 -0500

>  > I think there's one major aspect of OSI's approach that could use
>  > reconsideration.  I don't think that it's the software companies who
>  > should be lobbied to open-source their code.  I think it's their large
>  > *customers* who should be approached, explained the merits of having
>  > control over their software, etc etc.
> Damn good idea.  Would that you were on the board....

Yes.  But I thought Eric Raymond has been saying this all the time?

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