[AUUG-Talk]: Re: AUUG: Time to pull the plug?
david.purdue at auug.org.au
Sun Sep 17 11:02:37 EST 2006
On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, David Newall wrote:
> In short, we have become the Linux community.
This is patently not true.
My personal and professional interest is in standards based computing.
Now get this:
Open Source != Standards Based Computing
In fact, I will go further:
Open Source < Standards Based Computing
To say "we have become the Linux community" leaves me (and many
AUUG members) disenfranchised. The "Linux community" explicitly rejects
many things that I need in a community, in particular software and/or
platforms that are not open source.
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