Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

On 1/15/10 9:45 AM, "Philip Van Hoof" <pvanhoof gnome org> wrote:
> I think it's a great idea to (at least) use both.

I'd favor this as well. What it gains in possible awkwardness (which doesn't
bother me, I used to say "free and open source software" all the time) it
also gains in clarity, I think.

> Free software isn't a synonym for open source, and by only using 'free
> software' you aren't including all the OSI definitions which GNOME also
> endorses.

This is actually an excellent, and an important, point.

> What about the companies and people, like me, who don't feel attached to
> free software ideology and yet develop for and with GNOME technologies?

Also an important point.

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