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Free Software Magazine: Does Free Software Taste Great, or is Open Source Less Filling?

Oct 31, 2006, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Carpenter)

"Which do you like best: the satisfying, rich taste of principle in free software? Or do you prefer the less morally filling and pragmatic goodness of open source? Do you wish people would stop endlessly rehashing the whole question of 'free' versus 'open source?' Or do you enjoy the chance to talk about goals and philosophy? As you might suspect, since I'm bringing it up...

"...I like to talk about it. Is it too soon, though, following the lengthy debate stirred up by the recent 'What should we call it?' FSM poll? Too dividing? Pointless? Do I ask a lot of questions...?"

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