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Re: org.omg link on Classpath homepage

From: Andrew Haley
Subject: Re: org.omg link on Classpath homepage
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 13:24:50 +0100

Ricky Clarkson writes:

 > If software that is non-free is software that is not part of the GNU
 > project,

False premise.

 > then Linux is non-free, and someone has somewhere defined free
 > as being GNU.

Incorrect conclusion.  Please see "The Free Software Definition",

 > 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 :).

FSF pages don't link to unfree software projects.  It seems that OMG
is not be an unfree software project, because "Implementations of the
OMG specifications - such as Object Request Brokers, IDL compilers,
and UML-based modeling tools - are not produced by OMG. They are,
instead, produced by software vendors or suppliers..."


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