Objective of IFSO Re: [Fsfe-ie] stuff from the past week [adelaney at cs.may.ie]
jm at jmason.org
Mon Oct 27 22:14:01 CET 2003
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Aidan Delaney writes:
> On 27/10/03 11:01:33, Aidan Delaney wrote:
> > This needs to be stated explicitly:
> > My intention is to help found an FS org.
> This is also my intention. I also have no intention on arguing (ad
> nauseum) specific examples of where the FSF violates its own dogma.
> What I intend on arguing is that
> * Freedom to run code for whatever purpose,
> * Freedom to study code (I personally think that this is
> generally understated and should be given more importance),
> * Freedom to modify code and,
> * Freedom to distribute code
> are benifical to users and the economy in general. ...
FWIW, I agree. Whether it's GPL, Artistic, or whatever, if it's a
DFSG-compliant open source license, I'm happy with it, and I'm generally
happy for someone to speak for me on that basis.
What about adopting the reasonably inclusive "free/libre and open source
It's getting good headway in Europe, looks like:
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