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your claims are incorrect

your claims are incorrect

Posted Mar 22, 2007 6:38 UTC (Thu) by bronson (subscriber, #4806)
In reply to: your claims are incorrect by JoeBuck
Parent article: The road to freedom in the embedded world

As far as I understand, Drepper was perfectly fine with the FSF maintaining copyright over glibc. He just didn't agree with RMS swooping in from nowhere and declaring mandates from on high. I do agree that RMS had some valid grievances, it's just too bad that he went about addressing them in a short-sighted, apparently politically-motivated way. Luckily RMS backed down, Drepper backed down, and sanity prevailed.

Yes, the arguments have long since been settled, but some resentment and mistrust from that situation exists to this day.


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