Originally Posted by AutumnalTone
To these I respond: Folks can do poly AND open at the same time without the one becoming the other. There's no reason to try to stretch a perfectly good term to cover things that already have perfectly good terms to describe them.
Remember that folks can do poly AND open AND swinging...and it's all good. That's not to say that open and swinging are poly.
Ya sorry, I definitely didn't hit on the many possible iterations of what's possible.