tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Fri Mar 2 12:22:24 PST 2007
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
tmitchell at osgeo.org
On 2-Mar-07, at 12:12 PM, Ned Horning wrote:
> Would dropping "Free" and just using "Open Source" in the future
> make it
> transparent to everyone?
I think that's the crux of it (aside from current workshop question).
The OSGeo conference committee had a debate about this and voted to
keep the Free in the title. I can see this will likely be an annual
Until then it's a good reminder that the "Free" and "Open" go
together. That is, no matter what "Free" means - it must also be
"open source". Not Free "or" Open Source. Though, again, that's not
clear to everyone either.
I do think it is a good metric for deciding about workshop/speaker
sessions though - is it Free and Open Source? yes or no...
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