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]: FSFLA who?
by twitterfire on Wed 10th Nov 2010 23:16 UTC in reply to "RE: FSFLA who?"
twitterfire
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2008-09-11

"They can always use GNU HURD. That's totally free.

Not sure that will suffice to make and keep them happy... What is life worth when you have nothing to complain about?
Oh, maybe the #1 position in the vaporware hall-of-fame is a good subject?
"

If the GNU/Hurd will take over the world, this will be only the first step accomplished.

The next step will be forcing the use of Open Hardware.

Here is a picture of RMS and his laptop with a FSF sticker over the IBM logo:

http://stallman.org/photos/rms-working/img_0902.jpg

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