[OSGeo-Discuss] "Free"

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Fri Mar 2 12:16:32 PST 2007

Ned Horning wrote:
> Paul Ramsey wrote:
>> The term "free" as used by this community is jargon
>> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jargon>, plain and simple, completely
>> transparent to those in-the-know, opaque to outsiders. The workshop
>> submission is just a clear example of that.
> Would dropping "Free" and just using "Open Source" in the future make it
> transparent to everyone? 

Transparent to everyone, but not necessarily acceptable to everyone :)


   Paul Ramsey
   Refractions Research
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