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- Subject: Re: Lua: open source or not?
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2010 21:19:57 +0200
Martin Guy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 9/30/10, Roberto Ierusalimschy <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > http://www.lua.org/about.html
>> > "Lua is not an open-source project, with code contributed by several people: all code is written by us.".
>> > >From this page:
>> > http://www.lua.org/license.html
>> > "Lua is certified Open Source software."
>> > Are the words "open source" being used in different ways here?
> Lua *is* an open source project - see the Open Source Definition.
Not really. It is distributed as open source, and it is a project. But
it is not an open source project, since the project itself is not open
and thus not affected by its open source distribution channel.