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Re: Types of OSS Projects, review requested

From: Mitch Pirtle <mitch(dot)pirtle(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Types of OSS Projects, review requested
Date: 2005-03-15 02:06:10
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On 14 Mar 2005 17:51:41 -0500, Robert Treat
<xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 17:20, Mitch Pirtle wrote:
\> >
> > 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...

Well, for me at least the first time I ever heard the term was Linus,
and then Larry Wall, then Guido from the python camp.....

-- Mitch

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