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 06:56 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Crazy FSF"
bowkota
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2011-10-12


Stallman is weird. I think you're batshit crazy.


I would take offence in that but considering that you've defended lobbying and Stallman in this thread, it sort of nullifies anything you have to say.

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RE[10]: Crazy FSF
by kwan_e on Thu 10th May 2012 07:01 in reply to "RE[9]: Crazy FSF"
kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

"
Stallman is weird. I think you're batshit crazy.


I would take offence in that but considering that you've defended lobbying and Stallman in this thread, it sort of nullifies anything you have to say.
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Where have I defended lobbying? What I argued was that you brought up magic numbers to conclude that Google was more evil than Apple (in order to paint your mental image of Thom being biased).

I also don't defend Stallman. I attack irrational attacks on Stallman to what tantamounts to cyber stalking every weird thing that Stallman does and using that to attack the FSF and certain licenses.

You are not a logical person, are you?

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