Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Jun 2009 21:29 UTC
Mono Project We've had a lot of debates recently on the merits - or dangers - of Mono. We've had troubles with how Microsoft views Mono and whether or not everyone is safe using it, but we also had a public back-and-forth among Debian maintainers. During all this, Richard Stallman remained pretty mum on the issue, today he broke the silence on the FSF website.
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RE: explain
by Slambert666 on Wed 1st Jul 2009 12:03 UTC in reply to "explain"
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You see, encouraging free tools for lawn mowing doesn't simultaneously mean encouraging mowing the lawn. One is a new possibility for choice, the other is the choice being made. While being happy for further choices, one might not be so happy when seeing a particular choice being made.

Personally I think RMS was right when he was against software patents, now he has crossed the line and is supporting patents as a basis for making choices about what software to use.
Isn't that what microsoft would want you to do?

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