[conspire] What's wrong with "FLOSS" (was: Penguin Day - Demysitify FLOSS for Nonprofits)

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Mon Apr 18 00:34:47 PDT 2005

Next, you'll be explaining why we can't call it "Liberace software."

On Sun, 17 Apr 2005 21:08:00 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Ross Bernheim (rossbernheim at speakeasy.net):
>> How about calling it liberation software? Or Liberated Software?
> It's been tried, oddly enough.  
> The former generates mental images of brave French Resistance fighters
> and couriers -- or just some very puzzled expressions.  The latter comes
> across as a reference to shoplifting.

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