Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2012 23:06 UTC
In the News Okay, so this is entirely new to me. Sparrow is was an email client for Mac OS X and iOS (and Windows), which brought a decent Gmail experience to these platforms - as opposed to Apple's own not-so-good Gmail support and Google's Gmail iOS application which, well, is just a webpage. Google has now acquired Sparrow, and basically all hell has broken loose, to the point of Rian van der Merwe writing that 'we' lost "faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy future for independent software development, where most innovation happens".
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lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

Bored already.

You might as well just link me the page on FSF.org.

It is utter bollox you can't get trapped into particular file formats, whether they are open source programs to open them or not.

Just look at web browsers with the recent -webkit scenario, other browsers are going to be forced to recognise the -webkit extension.

Everthing was open specifications, however all the web hipsters decided only to target webkit based browsers.

Crippleware is a term made up by Stallman an co to discredit proprietary software makers, because he doesn't like them, It is no more than FSF propaganda.

Edited 2012-07-22 19:41 UTC

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