Open Sores

Mimi: “My software is ‘open source’, you can look at the source code. But if you share it online, …” / “… I’ll sue your ass!”, Eunice: “That’s not what ‘open source’ means!” / Mimi (grinning): “I don’t care!”. Mimi kicks Eunice away.

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Author’s comment: The term “open source” has faced so much abuse by many corporations that it’s really just full of open sores. This is kind of a self-infliced wound, though, as the term “open source” was coined to hide the freedom aspect of free software. It didn’t work.

Topics: free software, copyright

Comic #68

Published at: 25/10/2021