Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Michael.Coll-Barth at VerizonWireless.com Michael.Coll-Barth at VerizonWireless.com
Thu Jul 17 18:35:06 UTC 2008


> From: Gordon Messmer
> Our entire history of science and engineering is Open.  

If by *open*, you mean openly and freely shared, nope.  Historically,
that has *never* been true.

If you mean freely ( as in liberally ) used for one's own benefit, then
yeah, it was open.  :O

> Understanding the way things work has been the hallmark of our
development as a 
> society.  

OK, I'll buy that.  But, that does not mean it was open.

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