Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 17:23 UTC, submitted by fsmag
GNU, GPL, Open Source Free Software Magazine published an interesting lexicon of terms that are thrown around within the Free Software and Creative Commons worlds that have particular meaning, and might not be familiar to people who aren't open source or free culture advocates.
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RE[2]: Comment by Halo
by Halo on Wed 4th Aug 2010 13:13 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Halo"
Halo
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2009-02-10

I'm not confused at all, you just completely misunderstood what I meant.

The definition of open source is set by OSI, with open source licences typically being OSI-approved.

The definition of free software is bet by the FSF, with free software licences typically beeing FSF-approved.

If FSF pragmatically adopted the term 'open source', people would be less likely to care about licences being FSF-approved. This would reduce FSF's influence on free/open source software.

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