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Re: ANN: One Step to GNUstep - pre-release version 0.9


From: Ivan Vučica
Subject: Re: ANN: One Step to GNUstep - pre-release version 0.9
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:06:21 +0200

On 13. lip. 2011., at 01:54, Nicola Pero wrote:

> Then there is the point that, if all that matters is the technical "feature 
> parity" with Apple, then buy an Apple; why bother
> with GNUstep.

Not everyone can afford a Mac, or even want a Mac. I can't afford one, but I 
was graciously given one. I'm happy with it, and in case it stops working for 
any reason, I would like to use other platforms as well. And I want to spread 
the Objective-C love around.

> GNUstep is not just about technical feature parity; it's also and mostly 
> about software freedom.  It's a GNU/FSF project,
> and for many people in the project using a GNU/FSF compiler is important, 
> more important than having some small
> additional feature.


I love software freedom. I'm not zealous about it, but I love it. It is however 
not the primary reason for my use of GNUstep. I'm around GNUstep because I 
think my code should run on more platforms.
--
Ivan Vučica
address@hidden - http://ivan.vucica.net/


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