Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Aug 2009 22:23 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source When Windows Vista was launched, the Free Software Foundation started its BadVista campaign, which was aimed at informing users about what the FSF considered user-restrictive features in Vista. Luckily for the FSF, Vista didn't really need a bad-mouthing campaign to fail. Now that Windows 7 is receiving a lot of positive press, the FSF dusted off the BadVista drum, and gave it a fresh coat of paint.
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Stallman will absolve your sins
by nt_jerkface on Thu 27th Aug 2009 05:18 UTC
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With all the talk of sins I think it is clear that the gpl is a religion first and a license second.

I thought this was pretty funny though:
Two years later, Microsoft itself admits Vista failed.

No Microsoft never stated that, but it seems that the FSF doesn't care much about truth. But anyways if Vista is a failure then what does that make the Hurd?

I'm really getting tired of hearing rants from a collectivist who doesn't have to work for a living and no longer produces anything.

Software is a tool, not having the source does not make it immoral. If Stallman really believes that proprietary software is unethical then he should turn his computer off because hardware contains a ton of it. Oh and if he ever gets checked into a hospital he should demand to be treated only by medical devices that use open source.

Edited 2009-08-27 05:20 UTC

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