Comment on "Nine Attitude Problems in Free and Open Source Software"

Noah Slater nslater at
Fri Oct 24 12:24:57 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 11:38:30AM +0000, Max Moritz Sievers wrote:
> Firefox is proprietary software. See:

This is carelessly worded.

Proprietary software is not the same as non-free software.

Additionally, Firefox has some annoying non-free trademark/copyright
restrictions on the binary releases and officially branded builds. The actual
source code is free software and can be built as such for distribution.

Noah Slater,

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