Free Software / Open source concepts

Noah Slater nslater at
Sat Feb 16 14:16:42 UTC 2008

> I know this is a sore point in most communities, I was hoping to bring a new
> perspective on the matter. So don't bust me if I got it wrong.

Yes, Open Source and Free Software are very different.

Free Software is about ethics and Open Source is about pragmatism.

There is no reason you can't support both or use both on a project.

Noah Slater <>

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