[ILUG-BOM] [Flame Bait] Open Office not upgradable in Linux but possible in Windows.

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Mon Jun 22 05:36:22 IST 2009


On Sunday 21 June 2009 19:25:23 Siddhesh Poyarekar wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Rony<gnulinuxist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Free Software is called Open Source Software, FOSS, FLOSS, Libre
> > software simply to remove any previous mis-understandings.
>
> Free Software movement believes that all software should be free
> (freedom). Open Source movement aims for business acceptably,which
> means that free and proprietary software should coexist.

this is FUD. The definition of Open Source is here:

http://www.opensource.org/docs/osd

the difference between the FSM and OSM is that the FSM _restricts_ the rights 
over software whereas the OSM does not.
-- 
regards
Kenneth Gonsalves
Associate
NRC-FOSS
http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/


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