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WordPress is Open Source

“Six Apart has recently decided that the best way to win back
customers fleeing their platforms is to target WordPress, which is
a new strategy they call competing. (What have they been doing the
past 7 years?) A good example is this exchange between a commenter
on Valleywag and Byrne Reese, the lead developer of Movable
Type:

“Sundown: ‘@anildash: what part of WordPress is not open
source?’

“byrnereese: ‘@Sunnduwn–I think that is a question better asked
of Automattic. Anil, and certainly not Six Apart, has never been
briefed, nor has anyone for that matter been presented with an
accounting of what is open and closed source at Automattic…'”

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