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Re: Three cheers for Eli!

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Three cheers for Eli!
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:50:25 -0400
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Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2018-06-07, at 20:00, João Távora <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:
>>> GNU _is_ open-source (because it satisfies the definition), but doesn't
>>> _like_ being called like that, since this gives false impression due to
>>> terms like "open-source" being quite loaded.
>> At the risk of sounding quite rude and assuring it's not my intention at
>> all: do you _like_ to be called an animal?
> Wow, I didn't see that coming.  Even if the analogy is slightly flawed,
> point taken.  I'm now leaning more to being convinced that insisting on
> not being called open-source is a good idea.

>From someone, who is not a developer,  I wonder if the term "free
software", ought to have "freedom" or "ethical" in the name.  Many
English speakers assume that "Free Software" is gratis.  Maybe we could
call it "Ethical Software" or "Libre Source".  

> Best,

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