The FSFE summit

Daniel Pocock daniel at
Tue Jul 12 08:04:12 UTC 2016

On 12/07/16 09:59, Carsten Agger wrote:
> Hei Erik
> Den 12-07-2016 kl. 09:54 skrev Erik Albers:
>> Now if you take a 2nd look on the summit pages you will see that there
>> is 100%
>> use of Free Software and not a single "Open Source". You only find "Open
>> Source" in the titles of the talks from external speakers (and just in
>> 4 talks
>> of approximately 70 talks). But this was their choice not mine or the
>> choice
>> from FSFE.
> [...]
>>   I like the summit to be an event
>> where we cooperate and find networks and in that we grow our Free
>> Software
>> movement. And for me, even Open Source is part of the Free Software
>> family.
>> And although I will not use it myself, who am I to force others not to
>> use it?
>> That is why I decided: The summit will be 100% Free Software but I
>> will not
>> force anyone to not use another term - is it Open Source or Software
>> Libre.
> Thanks for the explanation, I see your point about letting people choose
> their own language!

Yes, that is something that comes to my mind every time this is
discussed, there is something potentially non-free about telling people
what they can or can't say

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