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Re: Big blow to proprietary linking nonsense.


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Big blow to proprietary linking nonsense.
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:55:57 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"amicus_curious" <address@hidden> writes:

> Stallman is a odd duck with an odd appearance and a even odder mantra.
> For years he shamelessly used the banner of MIT to hide his mere
> Harvard undergraduate qualifications.  He is a technician run amok and
> is no true son of MIT.  He is a charlatan to the core and parades his
> silly image in front of wannabe dweebs who confuse such shenanigans
> with technical urbanity.

You should count his commits in Emacs (still ongoing) and Gcc (he
designed, wrote and maintained it for a long time, and many of his
extensions and concepts are still alive).

That's not _quite_ the track of a charlatan...

> Linux, Apache, PHP, and even MySQL have a legitimate place in the
> world as public domain, generic solutions to many IT needs, but the
> sideshow of the GPL and Stallman's musings do not.

Huh?  Neither of these are public domain.  Seems like you don't get
anything right.

-- 
David Kastrup


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