[theforum] weo 2b: to OSS or not?

Tara Cleveland evolt at taracleveland.com
Mon Nov 8 11:32:09 CST 2004

On 7-Nov-04, at 5:40 PM, Martin Burns wrote:
> So we need to decide whether - as a point of principle - we want 
> evolt.org to run on Open Source Software as the default situation. I'm 
> presuming (feel free to challenge) that whatever we decide as the 
> ideal, if requirements/circumstances dictate otherwise, we won't get 
> all fundamentalist on this, as technology is just an enabler for the 
> community (right?)

I don't see why we shouldn't use an OSS solution. I can see using a 
component or a little widget thingy that's proprietary for some 
specific and necessary function. But in general, I'd say OSS ++.


Tara Cleveland
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