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Re: <nettime> A 'licensing fee' for GNU/Linux? [2x]
nettime's license-free help desk on Fri, 13 Aug 2004 11:25:00 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> A 'licensing fee' for GNU/Linux? [2x]

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   Re: <nettime> A 'licensing fee' for GNU/Linux?                                  
     Frank Wales <frank {AT} limov.com>                                                   

   OT!  Re: <nettime> A 'licensing fee' for GNU/Linux?                             
     Bill Spornitz <spornitz {AT} mts.net>                                                


Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 04:46:48 +0100
From: Frank Wales <frank {AT} limov.com>
Subject: Re: <nettime> A 'licensing fee' for GNU/Linux?

On 08/12/04 19:49, Michael H Goldhaber wrote:
> A stupid question: what is FOSS? FSF? OSI? 

FOSS => Free/Open Source Software (where '/' here usually means 'and/or')
FSF  => Free Software Foundation  http://www.fsf.org/
OSI  => Open Source Initiative    http://www.opensource.org/

HTH. HAND.  (=> Hope That Helps. Have A Nice Day.)
- -- 
Frank Wales [frank {AT} limov.com]


Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 21:45:17 -0500
From: Bill Spornitz <spornitz {AT} mts.net>
Subject: OT!  Re: <nettime> A 'licensing fee' for GNU/Linux?

... an interesting challenge for the meta-data-meta-engineers... 
build an interface where an author can acronym to h/e/i/r/s 
pleasure, but the topic-newbie reader still sees fully expanded 
proper nouns...


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