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From "Matthew Langham" <>
Subject RE: [OT] What is OSS [was: Cocoon Stammtisch]
Date Tue, 20 May 2003 07:08:42 GMT
> WRONG! IT IS NOT! Open Source != "I get the source code to look at".

Of course you are right in that is how OS is defined "by the book". I was
only implying that the actual term is often used very differently (and

> The term "open source" is used flexibly only by those who don't know
> about it, but OSI does not approve licenses 'flexibly' at all.

Yes OSI says this - correct. I was not implying differently. In particular I
was not implying that the mentioned use of "open source" conformed to


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