|| ||Joachim Noreiko <jnoreiko-AT-yahoo.com>|
|| ||rms-AT-gnu.org, foundation-list-AT-gnome.org|
|| ||Re: GNOME and the free software movement|
|| ||Sat, 25 Nov 2006 22:51:53 +0000 (GMT)|
--- Richard Stallman <email@example.com> wrote:
> We stated GNOME
> to blunt the
> danger of the (then) non-free QT library. I think
> most GNOME users
> and developers today are not aware of this.
I'm aware of that, yes.
I first came to Gnome because I want software that is
good -- it just so happens that in the free software
world I can chip in and make a difference (I haven't
tried sending my CV to Apple, but I doubt they'd hire
> for the advance of computer users' freedom.
What freedoms exactly?
The computer users I know can't code. What are they
going to with the source code they have the freedom to
And free as in beer makes no difference to them: they
either got their Windows XP with their Dell, or from a
bloke they know with a CD burner.
Freedoms that you can't exercise are meaningless.
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