[Python-Dev] Is Python Free Software, free software, Open Source, open source, etc?
MHammond at skippinet.com.au
Wed Jun 30 01:47:26 CEST 1999
This probably isnt the correct list, but I really dont want to start a
philosophical discussion - hopefully people here are both "in the know" and
able to resist a huge thread :-)
Especially given the recent slashdot flamefest between RMS and ESR, I
thought it worth getting correct.
I just read a statement early in our book - "Python is an Open Source tool,
Is this "near enough"? Should I avoid this term in preference for
something more generic (ie, even simply dropping the caps?) - but the
OS(tm) idea seems doomed anyway...
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