for "Free Software
/Open Source Software
". Useful in discussion
s of same in which one wishes to bracket
the religious issue
of which term is to be preferred.
ESR-ites prefer "Open Source software" so as not to be confused with freeware or communism. RMS-ites (or GNU-ites) prefer "free software" so as to make a statement. However, when it's just us chickens talking, we don't need the distraction of yet another flamewar. Thus, "FS/OSS".