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www/philosophy open-source-misses-the-point.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy open-source-misses-the-point.html
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:12:59 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       15/09/01 20:12:59

Modified files:
        philosophy     : open-source-misses-the-point.html 

Log message:
        Describe the stretch to "unpatented".


Index: open-source-misses-the-point.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html,v
retrieving revision 1.74
retrieving revision 1.75
diff -u -b -r1.74 -r1.75
--- open-source-misses-the-point.html   22 Apr 2015 18:25:29 -0000      1.74
+++ open-source-misses-the-point.html   1 Sep 2015 20:12:58 -0000       1.75
@@ -178,6 +178,13 @@
 give confidential feedback&mdash;which proprietary software developers
 have practiced for decades.</p>
+<p>The term has even been stretched to include designs for equipment
+are <a 
+without a patent</a>.  Patent-free equipment designs can be laudible
+contributions to society, but the term &ldquo;source code&rdquo; does
+not pertain to it.</p>
 <p>Open source supporters try to deal with this by pointing to their
 official definition, but that corrective approach is less effective
 for them than it is for us.  The term &ldquo;free software&rdquo; has
@@ -447,7 +454,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2015/04/22 18:25:29 $
+$Date: 2015/09/01 20:12:58 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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