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 sbergman27 on Thu 28th Sep 2006 00:18 UTC in reply to "Clarification"
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"""The term "Open Source" was a reaction to the less business palatable term "Free Software", being touted by RMS."""

Just a small nit. The term "Open Source" was also a reaction to the confusing and ambiguous term "Free Software", being touted by RMS; A problem which has continued to exist to this day.

This is why I use the term "Open Source". It's clear and to the point.

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