[K12OSN] Open Source concept information for k-12 educators?

Micha Silver micha at arava.co.il
Tue Nov 18 19:59:24 UTC 2008

Eric Feldhusen wrote:
> I had a good question from one of my elementary school teachers
> regarding where to find information describing open source software for
> a lay person?  I can do a pretty good job describing why and how people
> write open source software, but they were looking for something that
> they could read online.
> Any suggestions?
Well, there's the "authoritative" definition for free software by the 
free software foundation:
"Free" is not the same as "open source", but the the article gives a 
good theoretical base.
> Eric

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