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From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF <coff@minnie.tuhs.org>
To: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Cc: coff@minnie.tuhs.org, Grant Taylor <gtaylor@tnetconsulting.net>
Subject: Re: [COFF] 386BSD released
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 08:30:56 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2o8b178pr.fsf@thuvia.hamartun.priv.no> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YPJX5dfahehgAxsI@mit.edu> (Theodore Y. Ts'o's message of "Sat, 17 Jul 2021 00:09:09 -0400")

"Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> writes:

> [The] common language in the industry is [Open Source] it means
> "License which conforms to the Open Source Definition".  That's how
> it's been used since 1998[1].

I seem to remember, relatively shortly after that, a tendency on the net
to differentiate between "open source" and "Open Source".  Earlier in
this thread, I mentioned MINIX 1, from 1987.  That version of the OS was
open source, but not, by the later definition, Open Source.
(Prentice-Hall, being a publishing company, insisted on having the
copyright, but the source code was printed in the book, and you could
order it on floppies or tape for $80.)

-tih
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-17  6:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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     [not found] ` <CAKH6PiVCjo3YnTZUVYOCDeffQ6POVwGAQA1QMR9UinkfGn+AmQ@mail.gmail.com>
2021-07-15  6:33   ` [COFF] [TUHS] " Michael Kjörling
2021-07-15 20:44     ` Derek Fawcus
2021-07-15 15:07   ` Clem Cole
2021-07-15 19:33     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-15 20:30       ` Clem Cole
2021-07-16  1:58         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-16  2:14           ` George Michaelson
2021-07-16 18:02           ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2021-07-17  4:09             ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-17  6:30               ` Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF [this message]
2021-07-17 12:37                 ` [COFF] " Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-17 13:30                   ` Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF
2021-07-18  3:29               ` [COFF] [TUHS] " Grant Taylor via COFF
2021-07-18  3:42                 ` David Arnold
2021-07-18  4:01                   ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2021-07-19 13:41                     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-19 14:50                       ` Clem Cole
2021-07-19 17:38                         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-19 19:33                           ` John P. Linderman
2021-07-19 20:21                             ` Clem Cole
2021-07-20  1:05                             ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2021-07-19 20:08                           ` Clem Cole
2021-07-20  0:55                             ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2021-07-18  6:44                   ` Andy Kosela
2021-07-16 16:11         ` Jonathan Corbet
2021-07-15 23:02       ` joe mcguckin

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