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Re: [tor-talk] darkweb-everywhere - was: Using HTTPS Everywhere to redirect to .onion

Luther Blissett:
> On Wed, 14 May 2014 16:52:15 -0600 Mirimir <mirimir@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> On 05/14/2014 04:21 PM, Patrick Schleizer wrote:
>>> Zenaan Harkness:
>>>> On the humour front:
>>>> Dark net -> Light net
>>> Better.
>> How about "BeyondNet"? That's from _Fire Upon the Deep_ by Vernor
>> Vinge (1991). He called it "galactic Usenet" ;)
> [...]
> And I also like Libre Software, but I like "Community Software"
> better. 'cuz freedom so often is used in such a way as to designate
> State Powers to guarantee it by means of violence. Also, source code
> is still an empty meaning word for those who don't care about their
> computing.
> Community, at least for me, gives rise to its commonality to us all.
> The knowledge we share, learn and built upon. It loses its ambiguity
> as to what we mean by "freedom".

Good points!

What about "Community Libre Software" or "Libre Community Software"?

> RMS would send us to the dungeons.

I haven’t found any statements of him why he is not calling it "Libre
Software". "Open Source" is a bad term as RMS agrees. "Free Software" is
too ambiguous as well. I never liked the term. People not having heard
about it have little chance to intuitively guess the essence of what
it's about.
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