free software? (Re: Web services and free software)

Oleg Verych olecom at
Wed Jul 18 22:37:02 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 12:59:11AM +0300, Yavor Doganov wrote:
> Oleg Verych wrote:
> > 
> > [just a note]
> And just a sidenote: pay attention to the mailing list you're sending
> this to.  Most of the list subscribers are well aware about these
> issues and presumably have already oriented themselves.

Thank you for the clarification.
Nevertheless somebody seems doesn't see the difference unfortunately...

> > On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 09:25:22PM +0100, Alex Hudson wrote:
> > > First, free software is very good at being decentralised: git,
> > 
> > What do mean `git'? GNU Interactive Tools or that one authored by
> > Linus Torvalds? Latter isn't free software it's open source.
> It is free software because the author(s) chose a license that is a
> free software license.  The views of the authors regarding the free
> software movement and its goals are irrelevant.  However, namely these
> antagonistic views are a reason (valid or not) for some people,
> including myself, not to use their software when viable alternaives
> exist.  This is also irrelevant to the issue -- git (the VCS) is free
> software regardless.

Whatever. Really. I've subscribed here due to closed archives. Now i see
why i should leave.

| I don't call Linux "Free Software". I haven't called it that for close to
| ten years! Because I think the term "Open Source" is a lot better.
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If you care to prove your talk, please see more:
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Talking is most easiest part of all that thing...

Goodbye and sorry for my bad English.

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