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Re: Three cheers for Eli!

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Three cheers for Eli!
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:06:05 +0200
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On 2018-06-05, at 01:29, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:

> [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider    ]]]
> [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,     ]]]
> [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]]
>   > I thought that GNU projects are rather in the intersection of "free
>   > software" (in FSF sense) and open-source.  That sentence confuses me.
> Every GNU package satisfies the practical criterion of open source.
> However, "open source" also stands for ideas which disagree deeply
> with the ideas of the free software movement.  (That was no accident:
> it was intended for that purpose.)
> Thus, simply describing a GNU package as "open source" is likely to
> give people a very clear, but incorrect, idea of what we're trying to
> do.

Thanks, as I have written in another message a minute ago, I get it now.

Marcin Borkowski

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