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"It is time we stop the term open source from getting hijacked. I recently wrote about how tech media doesn’t get open source. The events in the last week or so have confirmed my thesis further."

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can.axis

7 years 2 days 6 hours 52 min ago

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it is simpler to speak about technologies;

it is simpler to speak about technologies; some proposals around terminologies:

- Software Robots
- RESTful web services
- Agents-Ressources

Software Robot could be free or proprietary; but today, they are not covered by GPL, arent't they? I'm sure they will in the future; so it'll be possible to talk about Free Software Robot, as we talk about Free Software today...

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kiba

7 years 2 days 6 hours 35 min ago

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This confirm my suspicion. The

This confirm my suspicion.

The term open source is becoming diluted.

Open source as a term sucks anyway.

However, nobody tried to hijack Free softwares just yet. It doesn't lend itself well to marketingspeak :)