Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2012 23:06 UTC
In the News Okay, so this is entirely new to me. Sparrow is was an email client for Mac OS X and iOS (and Windows), which brought a decent Gmail experience to these platforms - as opposed to Apple's own not-so-good Gmail support and Google's Gmail iOS application which, well, is just a webpage. Google has now acquired Sparrow, and basically all hell has broken loose, to the point of Rian van der Merwe writing that 'we' lost "faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy future for independent software development, where most innovation happens".
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Stop playing Skyrim then
by ze_jerkface on Sun 22nd Jul 2012 21:53 UTC
ze_jerkface
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2012-06-22

http://www.osnews.com/story/25306/The_Elder_Scrolls_V_Skyrim_Releas...

Find a crappy open source clone of a 90's platformer or YetAnotherQuake3BasedGenericShooter so you can protect yourself from the dangers of closed source.

Loonology is the worst religion, no good games and no women to meet at weekend events.

And thou can maketh thine own games with sticks and rocks instead of playing the devilish proprietary offerings. That way you keepth the freedoms that I created for you to follow.
Stallman 4:12

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RE: Stop playing Skyrim then
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 22nd Jul 2012 22:17 in reply to "Stop playing Skyrim then"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Funny.

I can't recall me saying - in this article or any of the ten billion that came before it - that you shouldn't use closed source software. Heck, I use closed source software all the time, and write about it, too.

I think you're the one being the zealot here, with kneejerk responses, without actually thinking before you post.

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