Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th May 2012 01:08 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source John Sullivan, executive director of the Free Software Foundation: "Were it grounded in reality, Oracle's claim that copyright law gives them proprietary control over any software that uses a particular functional API would be terrible for free software and programmers everywhere. It is an unethical and greedy interpretation created with the express purpose of subjugating as many computer users as possible, and is particularly bad in this context because it comes at a time when the sun has barely set on the free software community's celebration of Java as a language newly suitable for use in the free world. Fortunately, the claim is not yet reality, and we hope Judge Alsup will keep it that way." Couldn't agree more.
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RE[4]: Crazy FSF
by kwan_e on Thu 10th May 2012 05:56 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Crazy FSF"
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Although Thom conveniently ignores this

From what little I read of Thom's it's more apparent that rabid anti-Thom fanatics conveniently ignores all the things he writes more than Thom ignores facts.

As for Google's lobbying... what exactly are they lobbying for?

I like how Apple nuts like to pick the first big number they come across to explain anything, instead of dissecting what those figures mean. Forget about reality distortion, Apple nuts are actually into voodoo and numerology*.

* Here's a hint: just because you use numbers does not mean you are using those numbers correctly.

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