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jess: "But the assumption in a lot of posts is that Open source = GPL or similar."

No, but the use of the term Open Source refers to something specific and (generally) well-understood.

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I get the impression that large numbers of commenters both here (and, at other times, in csa.*) really don't quite *get* it, mainly due to the lack of understanding of a) what it means vs. "shared source"; and b) viable business models based around it.

In fact, many seem to be of the same opinion about OSS as Microsoft - ironic given the often vitriolic stance taken against their software ;-)

Cheers,

Andrew

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