"I find it hard to believe that it was 10 years ago that Eric
Raymond and Bruce Perens deliberately coined the phrase 'open
source.' To me, it seemed like only yesterday that Eric and I,
who've known each other for--cough--30 years--cough--had talked
about the need for a term for 'free software' that didn't carry all
"At the time, 'free software' had--and still does have, for that
matter--two problems. The first is that, no matter how often you
tell people that it's free--as in 'free speech,' not free as in
'free beer'--many people still don't get it. That's why even now
people can ask, in all sincerity, how you can make money from FOSS
(free and open-source software)..."
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