[linux-elitists] zotero [Re: memex on a stick?]

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Fri Sep 24 17:28:25 PDT 2010

Tony Godshall <togo at of.net> writes:

> Well, [Zotero] are a dot-org

Surely you jest? There is essentially no distinction between the ‘com’,
‘org’, or ‘net’ TLDs apart from branding.

> and are taking foundation funding, so I would assume the thing would
> be open source...

That's what people who gave money to the Diaspora project thought, too.
But it turns out they want to use that money to go “open core” instead

Why would calling oneself a “foundation” and having a dot-org domain
relieve the need to demonstrate actual free license terms on the entire

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