Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 16:43 UTC, submitted by mwtomlinson
Novell and Ximian The Free Software Foundation is reviewing Novell's right to sell new versions of Linux operating system software after the open-source community criticized Novell for teaming up with Microsoft. "The community of people wants to do anything they can to interfere with this deal and all deals like it. They have every reason to be deeply concerned that this is the beginning of a significant patent aggression by Microsoft," Eben Moglen, the Foundation's general counsel, said on Friday. Update: The FSF claims this is being hyped.
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RE[3]: Emotions
by deanlinkous on Mon 5th Feb 2007 13:57 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Emotions"
deanlinkous
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2006-06-19

RMS is great - when taken as a whole and when allowed to fully explain and answer questions to the fullest.

If you only get the snippets, then yes he seems unreasonable and not quite in touch with reality. But IMO he is a realist and a idealist, and when you really listen to what he says it all starts to make sense. Not a brainwashing type of "sense" but a real, honest to goodness - "hey I get it" type of sense. At least it does for me....

Actually, you should be able to realize this "sense" on your own and not need it explained but we have been brainwashed so long to not demand that things make sense that we accept it as normal now and anything else seems contrary to this is dismissed as crazy talk.

There are really only a few "ideals" you need to grasp to truly "get it" and then you will apply them across the board and it will all start making sense.

gNewSense - it is not just a distro it is a way of thinking! ;)

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