Yes and the term "open" was coined by the marketing folks in uniforum to describe the open interfaces and ability to see the sources (you might have pay a license fee). Or it was not free.    

Other people came later and missinterpreded the term.   


On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 10:43 AM Steve Nickolas <> wrote:
On Tue, 18 Feb 2020, wrote:

> I don't like your use of "open source"; it is way out of skew with
> how it's used today.

Wasn't it always *intended* to mean the same thing as "Free Software" ?

(I use the phrase "freedom-compliant software" to be unambiguous, but it's
a bit unwieldy.)

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