Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Aug 2007 15:20 UTC, submitted by flanque
Linspire "In an interview today with Linux-Watch, controversial Linux leader Kevin Carmony confirmed rumors that he had resigned as CEO of desktop Linux vendor Linspire on July 31. Carmony said he plans to work on several of his own business projects, and on Mitt Romney's presidential campaign."
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I know that if you look at it from a distance, linux appears to be "the people's"; however, a closer inspection show's it to be "the individual's". It is the individual developers that make the choice to release her/his code under a specific license. It is out of respect of an individual's rights that we use her/his code. Linux is made up of thousands of individuals, and rarely communal groups as "the people" implies.

Linux (GPL) is for individual liberty (republican), where BSD is more for group rights (democrats).

Don't confuse Republicans with the Neo-cons that are impersonating Republicans (Bush/Cheney administration).

EDIT: I consider Romney a Neo-con.

Edited 2007-08-06 17:28

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