Re: Questions to answer

On 11/26/05, Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org> wrote:
> <quote who="Richard M. Stallman">
> > Does "ISV" stand for "Independent Software Vendor"?  If so, the term
> > is often misleading, because the most important developers of GNOME
> > applications--those developing free software--are mostly not vendors.
> We use the term interchangably with 'third party developers', and have made
> that explicit in many cases when we talk about it. OOo and Firefox also fit
> into this world view as 'third party developers' or ISVs.

Maybe we should just claim that we can't spell very well; ISV = "Third
Party Developer".  A whole new kind of a10n[1].  ;-)


[1] Hint at what a10n means here:

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