Which Color of the Color TV is More Important?
Aug 14, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Just saw this article and feel like sharing my 2 cents for
those confused by this 'dispute.' As a long time FS advocate, I
have also been asked quite a few times, 'What's the distinction
between free software and open source?' To this question I had
written an article: The dispute(?) between 'open' and 'free' back
in 2001, in Chinese.
"First of all, it's not a dispute between software licenses by
and large. This is clearly depicted in the software category
diagram (which I contributed to FSF :-) ). I am not ashamed of
admitting, after 10 years of FS advocacy, that I cannot give, and
don't care to figure out, examples of FS which are not OSS, nor
those of OSS which are not FS..."