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Re: Please don't refer to Emacs as "open source"

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Please don't refer to Emacs as "open source"
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 12:51:57 +0200

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 12:14, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> I think you misunderstand the goal of free software.  The whole point is
> to give people the power of choice.

The point of free software is not a stable thing. It is not the same
today as in the beginning. It is defined both by the beginning and the
road. The road is shaped quite a lot of those on it. Some of us would
perhaps say "give people ability" as an equal important goal. Those
goals are not the same.

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