Subject: Re: [FYI] Microsoft license spurns open source
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 23:11:42 +0900

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Tilly <> writes:

"Stephen J. Turnbull" <> wrote:

>>>>>> "Seth" == Seth David Schoen <> writes:

>    Seth> The point is that "shared source" is not even remotely
>    Seth> comparable to open source and provides virtually none of the
>    Seth> latter's benefits.

>Don't exaggerate.  Such exaggeration confuses the undecided, or
>convinces them that we are fanatics or have some sort of undisclosed
>ulterior motive.

    Ben> How is this exaggeration?

[ ... lots of stuff I'll stipulate as true elided ... ]

    Ben> So I just ticked off the biggest wins for me

Those last two words are an own goal.

    Ben> in open source, and I am dubious that we will see any of them
    Ben> in shared source.

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