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Re: Types of OSS Projects, review requested

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: Mitch Pirtle <mitch(dot)pirtle(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Types of OSS Projects, review requested
Date: 2005-03-14 22:51:41
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On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 17:20, Mitch Pirtle wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:11:06 -0500, Robert Treat
> <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> wrote:
> > >
> > Looks like I futzed up the cc to advocacy again... hey all , what do folks
> > think about this?  I just can't think of any monarchy that people think
> > highly of (maybe monaco) but also monarchy seems to imply that control stays
> > within the family... with a dictatorship the torch can be passed to a
> > favorable replacement... anyone have a better wording?
> 
> The term 'benevolent dictatorship' also stems from the FOSS vernacular
> and terminology - not sure if that would be read the same way by
> someone new to FOSS.
> 

Does it? I was certainly familiar with that term before I got into OSS,
but maybe thats just me... 


Robert Treat
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