[EuroPython] send out press release

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 16:54:13 +0100

Laura Creighton wrote:
> I tried the formulation 'free and open source software' for a conference
> I organised.  It bombed.  Everybody thought I meant 'free/open source
> software, that ALSO COST NO MONEY'.  After all, if I did not mean
> 'COST NO MONEY' then either free, or open source, would be enough.
> There are no easy answers here.  I have personally moved to using
> Open Source exclusively, and let the unthinking RMS-acolytes hate me,
> but that may not be an option for you.
> Just to warn you that I tried it your way and it failed miserably.

Last I looked there was no mention of "free" anywhere in the
press release. Let's leave this discussion now and move on...

Marc-Andre Lemburg
CEO eGenix.com Software GmbH
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