In Rick's initial mail he claimed I was attempting to con the original
poster. I had no such intent, I have an opinion like everyone else, and while
I may be misguided I am not malicious.
On Fri 10 May 2002 03:08, Rick Moen made the point that:
> Quoting Ciaran (cj at nologic.org):
>> [About qmail:]
>> > It is proprietary AND open-source.
What I *meant* is that it is proprietary for the reasons you cited, but open
source in that the source is, well, for want of a better word, open. If a
piece of software provides the source code freely, allows modifications for
personal use and patches for distribution but does not have an OSI sticker,
does this mean that I cannot use the words "open" and "source" in that order
in the same sentence as that product without fear of reprisals? Or is "Open
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