Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 12th Sep 2007 04:14 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Here is an interview with Richard Stallman about a range of free software topics including GPLv3 and comment on the Microsoft patent issue. Stallman has a go at Linus Torvalds even suggesting that if people want to keep their freedom they better not follow Torvalds. From the interview: "The fact that Torvalds says "open source" instead of "free software" shows where he is coming from. I wrote the GNU GPL to defend freedom for all users of all versions of a program. I developed version 3 to do that job better and protect against new threats. Torvalds says he rejects this goal; that's probably why he doesn't appreciate GPL version 3. I respect his right to express his views, even though I think they are foolish. However, if you don't want to lose your freedom, you had better not follow him."
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RE: I have To Ask....
by __xodam__ on Wed 12th Sep 2007 15:23 UTC in reply to "I have To Ask...."
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2007-04-06

You are saying he needs to give up his freedom in order to be taken serious (to make his voice heard) ?
Dont you think he's more serious than those who judge him based on his looks ?

Edited 2007-09-12 15:32

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