Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Jul 2009 12:09 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y During the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit, Richard M. Stallman of the Free Software Foundation (and the Superfluous Introduction Award goes to...) gave a keynote speech. Said keynote speech raised a few eyebrows in the Free software community because of a number of questionable remarks regarding women in technology. David "Lefty" Schlesinger, member of the GNOME Advisory Board and active in the mobile open source community, took issue with RMS' remarks and decided to call him out on it. The response he got was... Less than satisfying.
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RE[2]: Tasteless, but not evil
by Almafeta on Thu 9th Jul 2009 16:22 UTC in reply to "RE: Tasteless, but not evil"
Almafeta
Member since:
2007-02-22

he's the guy who invented free software


*cough*

"Hello. The fifty-year-old tradition of public domain software calling. They'd like a word with you."

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google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

No one defined it in that way before the FSF in the early 80s. I was referring to the free-as-in-liberty movement, not software that is in the public domain.

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Almafeta Member since:
2007-02-22

No one defined it in that way before the FSF in the early 80s. I was referring to the free-as-in-liberty movement, not software that is in the public domain.


If you meant copyleft, not free software, then yeah, you were right -- that was his invention. My mistake.

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