Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 12th Sep 2007 04:14 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Here is an interview with Richard Stallman about a range of free software topics including GPLv3 and comment on the Microsoft patent issue. Stallman has a go at Linus Torvalds even suggesting that if people want to keep their freedom they better not follow Torvalds. From the interview: "The fact that Torvalds says "open source" instead of "free software" shows where he is coming from. I wrote the GNU GPL to defend freedom for all users of all versions of a program. I developed version 3 to do that job better and protect against new threats. Torvalds says he rejects this goal; that's probably why he doesn't appreciate GPL version 3. I respect his right to express his views, even though I think they are foolish. However, if you don't want to lose your freedom, you had better not follow him."
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RE[5]: Crazy religion
by steampoweredlawn on Wed 12th Sep 2007 07:36 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Crazy religion"
steampoweredlawn
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2006-09-27

I could backtrack and argue thats when windows was launched, but I was simply wrong.


It's all gravy, but just for the record (because I'm a history nazi), Windows was launched in 1985 ;)

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