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Re: Computerworld.com/Infoworld.com: Does GPL still matter?


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Computerworld.com/Infoworld.com: Does GPL still matter?
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:53:48 +0200

David Kastrup wrote:
> 
> Moshe Goldfarb <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > On Tue, 11 Aug 2009 15:33:51 +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> >
> >> http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9136467/Does_GPL_still_matter_
> >>
> >> "[ Editor's note: InfoWorld tried to interview Richard Stallman, who
> >> runs the Free Software Foundation that created and manages the GPL, on
> >> this issue, but he demanded control of what we published, so we
> >> declined. ]"
> >
> > Another Linux phony exposed.
> 
> Stallman is hardly a "Linux phony".  If you had any clue...

Stallman is certainly a "Linux Libre phony"

http://broadcast.oreilly.com/2009/04/stallman-discusses-free-softwa.html

"We now maintain a free version of Linux called Linux Libre, in which we
have removed the firmware blobs. Free GNU/Linux distributions use this
version instead of Torvalds' version."

which makes him a "Linux phony" (think of sets and subsets, silly dak).

regards,
alexander.

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