Linked by ddc_ on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:22 UTC
Slackware, Slax There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software. Specifically for such users Free Software Foundation developed Guidelines for Free System Distributions and created the list of absolutely free ("as in freedom") distributions. In this article we are going to look at the most recent entry on the list - Parabola GNU/Linux.
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RE[3]: Rant
by r_a_trip on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 09:33 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Rant"
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Yes there are those saying that [snip]

Yes, but are those nutters in any position to influence lawmakers? My guess is they aren't.

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RE[4]: Rant
by gan17 on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 15:40 in reply to "RE[3]: Rant"
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Never underestimate!! Many nutters ARE today's lawmakers.

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RE[5]: Rant
by r_a_trip on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 17:20 in reply to "RE[4]: Rant"
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That maybe, but getting a whole cabal to decide to allow one type of license and not another is a bit of a stretch.

*** To all those who deemed it necessary to mod me down. With nutters I meant people supporting outlawing all licenses but copyleft. I can't, for the life of me, imagine that that is a majority position nor a tenable one.

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