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Re: [Condor-users] is condor open source?

Great stuff - thank you Dan for clearing that up. Hope
you didn't take offence at being named in my original

I don't mean to twist your words but is it fair to say
that the security issue means you've been relying on
"Security through obscurity"?

Given that some institutions have been issued code,
does that put those who have not at a disadvantage?


--- Dan Bradley <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> o c wrote:
> >The "ask and we'll consider it" approach is not
> >typical of what people understand by the term "open
> >source", but then it is an ambiguous phrase, I
> guess.
> >  
> >
> A more accurate term for the current state of the
> Condor code is 
> "transitioning to open source".  Fortunately, a lot
> of progress has been 
> made in moving forward with the transition.  One of
> the chief concerns 
> is to have a clear separation between the portions
> of Condor that do and 
> do not require administrative privileges.  The 6.9.2
> release contains 
> some of the results of this work.
> I'll leave it to others to provide guesses about
> timetables for the 
> completion of this transition, but at least the ball
> is rolling.
> --Dan
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