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Re: org.omg link on Classpath homepage

From: Ricky Clarkson
Subject: Re: org.omg link on Classpath homepage
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 13:06:50 +0100
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If software that is non-free is software that is not part of the GNU
project, then Linux is non-free, and someone has somewhere defined free
as being GNU.

If you disallow links to software that itself provides links to
non-free software, you are effectively trying to create your own
separate internet where is illegal (as well it
should be, you may say :).


> And there was a somewhat-public dispute between the GNU Ghostscript team 
> and the GNU Project leadership (specifically RMS) over the fact that GNU 
> Ghostscript pointed people to Aladdin Ghostscript which is non-free - 
> last I heard, GNU Ghostscript was no longer part of the GNU project 
> (although the split was amicable) because they were unwilling to remove 
> all references to the non-free project. So I'm fairly sure that the rule 
> against pointing people to non-free code is enforced strictly on 
> software that is part of the GNU project.

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.

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