Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Sep 2006 13:59 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linspire In a move that some may have sensed was coming, Eric S. Raymond - one of the co-founders of the open-source movement - has joined the Freespire Leadership Board. Raymond believes desktop Linux is entering into a critical period, noting that historically, users have shifted operating systems during periods of fundamental changes in hardware platforms. He believes the PC vendors' embrace of 64-bit computing will provide desktop Linux a unique window of opportunity, which if missed, may not come along again for many years.
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RE: Clarification
by Get a Life on Wed 27th Sep 2006 19:39 UTC in reply to "Clarification"
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Business-friendly free software did not originate with OSI. Being a co-founder of OSI does not make one a "co-founder of open source movement," when the term "open source" is just a marketing term coined to represent an alternative to the FSF's philosophies that existed well before 1998.

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