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 Soulbender on Thu 10th May 2012 06:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Crazy FSF"
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Exactly how does that make him batshit crazy. By no means do I agree with the man or the GPL (and that list is certainly a bit overwhelming) but batshit crazy? No, he's not.
I'm sure it's nice for organizers to know all his quirks and oddities *before* booking him.
Chanting "Developers Developers Developers", now there's something akin to batshit crazy.

Edited 2012-05-10 06:09 UTC

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