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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Call for testing: Qumble: Open-Source Software

From: Robert Martinez
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Call for testing: Qumble: Open-Source Software distribution for Windows
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:39:55 +0100
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On 31/01/13 14:18, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> Why didn't I named it "Free Software" ?
> I could put a GNU logo (that GNU cow)... but it has implications, like
> from any brand:
> Users will start asking for Debian-like freedom or higher standard,
> which I cannot provide.

It is mainly about what you advocate open source or free software.
I see no problem in calling your project a free software advocating
project and providing binaries that only carry "mainly" free software.
You don't licence anything, you just distribute things that come with
their own licences that explicitly allow you to do so. Whether you do
that by criteria like "Software that has nice icons" or "Software that
lets you taste freedom in computing" is of no importance.

Imho it is freedom for users and not openness of code that need to be


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