On Tuesday, October 10, 2000 3:51 PM, Simon Cozens [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 03:38:17PM -0500, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:
> > Perhaps it's just me, but I don't see a problem yet. If Perl were
> > somehow being "taken over", then I expect the Perl community (at the
> > very least, one David Grove :-) to be up in arms about it.
> And then they could fork, and Perl would stay free. Crisis over.
> IT'S OPEN SOURCE.
> David, go understand what that means.
Simon, it's corporate collusion and media control. Go understand what that
means. The latter, at least, overrules the principles of Open Source by
There's an issue on the table being discussed. For the first time in a long
time people's voices, not just mine, not just the P5P's, are being heard; and
Perl has a _chance_ to be all the better for it.