Re: Re: Small Linux platforms-bidding on real RFPs

From: Edward Cherlin <cherlin_at_pacbell_dot_net>
Date: Tue Aug 16 2005 - 19:20:29 CDT

On Tuesday 19 July 2005 18:45, David Webber (XML) wrote:
> I'm just zeroing in on the phrase "completely open
> technology".
>
> If I'm using a freeware component, not developed by OVC, but
> is completely extensible, configurable and scriptable with XML
> and certified by the government for use in government
> applications - and I happen to also be marrying that to the
> OVC produced components thru a simple binding, is that
> open enough....
>
> Just what flavours of "open" are being permitted here?

The ones that include access to source code.

> DW

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Edward Cherlin
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