Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Nov 2010 22:24 UTC, submitted by koki
GNU, GPL, Open Source Now this is interesting. We see what is at its core a very valid concern, in practice not a problem to anyone, and, thanks to the tone of the press release, close to trolling. The Free Software Foundation Latin America is complaining about something that has been known for a while - there is some non-Free code stuck in the Linux kernel (mostly firmware). A valid issue of concern from an idealogical viewpoint, but sadly, the tone of the press release turns this valid concern into something close to trolling.
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RE[2]: Much Ado about Nothing...
by vodoomoth on Wed 10th Nov 2010 12:49 UTC in reply to "RE: Much Ado about Nothing..."
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2010-03-30


That being said though, I think it's a good thing to have extremists on both sides... whether it be politics, religion, or whatever. It probably helps keep things in balance.

and a little bit more interesting too. How dull would the tv news be without those agitators?

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