Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Mar 2007 16:44 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux LWN writes about a InformationWeek interview to Linus Torvalds: "Finally, the real basic issue is that I think the Free Software Foundation simply doesn't have goals that I can personally sign up to. For example, the FSF considers proprietary software to be something evil and immoral. Me, I just don't care about proprietary software. It's not 'evil' or 'immoral', it just doesn't matter. I think that Open Source can do better, and I'm willing to put my money where my mouth is by working on Open Source, but it's not a crusade - it's just a superior way of working together and generating code."
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It's not that simple: what if you needed X (propietary, not standard compliant) to interoperate with this very X all the other companies around are using? You certainly still have choice:

a) Use X
b) Go out of business

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