Posted Mar 17, 2007 17:26 UTC (Sat) by landley
In reply to: GNU/Busybox ?!?
Parent article: The road to freedom in the embedded world
> If your bizarre paranoid rant were right
Good to know we're keeping this on an intellectual level. :)
> Perl would be (C) FSF: after all, it was distributed from
> But, oh look, it isn't.
Let's see, google "perl history", click the first hit, and:
> Perl 1.0 was released to usenet's alt.comp.sources in 1987
Sounds like a few years after patch, an alternate distribution channel
was available. I believe I said this already?
> And GCC is still an FSF project, you know; the development methodology
> changed, is all.
Yes, I know, the FSF handed over the title to the fork:
The people who did egcs mostly worked for Cygnus, the way the people
doing gcc today mostly work for CodeSourcery.
> The FSF is more than Richard Stallman, and Savannah et al
> should make it clear that even RMS is much less cathedralish than he
> used to be.
How do those two statements _not_ conflict? (FSF != RMS, savannah proves
something about RMS. Huh?)
And Savannah is still there to push a political agenda:
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