[PLUG] FOSS for Maths meet at BP

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 22 03:51:23 PST 2008


bp wrote:
> Hello,
> 
>>> Scilab:- Bhopatkar Madam
>> scilab is not FOSS - better to demo octave
> 
> If anyone using octave they are welcome.
> 
> Our concern is education and not commercial use.
> FOSS=Free and/or Open Source Software that is how we see towards it.

Redefining commonly understood terms to fit specific agendas doesn't 
seem like a good start for education.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FOSS

Rahul



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