Subject: Re: OpenSources "opensourced"
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: 24 May 1999 00:02:38 -0000

Kragen Sitaker writes:
 > John Gilmore writes:
 > > Open Source has nothing to do with making frozen and unmodifiable
 > > images available over the Internet.
 > > 
 > > There sure are a lot of people trying to claim they are "Open Source"
 > > while reserving all sorts of important rights to themselves alone.
 > Yep.  But OSI will be kicking some butt at O'Reilly about this, won't
 > they, Russ?  Or will they?

Sigh.  I can't be everywhere all the time and omniscient, too.  I ran
into Tim O'R on Thursday night.  If I knew this was an issue, I would
have whined at him about it.

Anyway, OSI has decided that we're only going to certify *software* as
Open Source.

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