Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th May 2012 01:08 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source John Sullivan, executive director of the Free Software Foundation: "Were it grounded in reality, Oracle's claim that copyright law gives them proprietary control over any software that uses a particular functional API would be terrible for free software and programmers everywhere. It is an unethical and greedy interpretation created with the express purpose of subjugating as many computer users as possible, and is particularly bad in this context because it comes at a time when the sun has barely set on the free software community's celebration of Java as a language newly suitable for use in the free world. Fortunately, the claim is not yet reality, and we hope Judge Alsup will keep it that way." Couldn't agree more.
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RE[9]: Crazy FSF
by bowkota on Thu 10th May 2012 06:53 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Crazy FSF"
bowkota
Member since:
2011-10-12

"THAT is what makes him batshit crazy and if you find that this is not irregular than good for you.


Another brilliant definion: irregular = batshit crazy.

Did I say Stallman was regular? Did I not say previously that I think Stallman was an uber-nerd with no social sensitivities? What part of that made you conclude that I think Stallman is regular?

Jeez, no wonder you defend Apple reflexively. They are the ultimate purveyors of conformity and you just argued that Stallman is batshit crazy for being highly irregular.

Congratulations.
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Yeap the issue here is that
irregular ≠ batshit crazy

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RE[10]: Crazy FSF
by kwan_e on Thu 10th May 2012 06:54 in reply to "RE[9]: Crazy FSF"
kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

Yeap the issue here is that
irregular ≠ batshit crazy


It's not an issue for me. You were the one who argued Stallman was batshit crazy for being irregular.

I myself never said Stallman was a normal person.

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RE[11]: Crazy FSF
by bowkota on Thu 10th May 2012 07:00 in reply to "RE[10]: Crazy FSF"
bowkota Member since:
2011-10-12

"Yeap the issue here is that
irregular ≠ batshit crazy


It's not an issue for me. You were the one who argued Stallman was batshit crazy for being irregular.

I myself never said Stallman was a normal person.
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From the above term, you inferred that I thought you considered Stallman a normal person? I hope it was something else I said and no this otherwise...

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