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- Subject: Re: Lua: open source or not?
- From: Martin Guy <martinwguy@...>
- Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 20:48:38 +0100
On 10/6/10, David Kastrup <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Martin Guy <email@example.com> writes:
> > On 9/30/10, Roberto Ierusalimschy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> > "Lua is not an open-source project, with code contributed by several people: all code is written by us.".
> > 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.
Thanks. That's a finer distinction in meaning between OS software and OS project