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Re: redisplay system of emacs

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: redisplay system of emacs
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 15:15:00 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     > By contrast, if we call our software an "ecosystem", then we take
>     > an amoral stance.  That's what we shouldn't do.
>     The whole point is that most people can't be bothered.  You can call
>     that good or bad, but their use and distribution of free software is not
>     governed by a moral stance.
> That is how things are.  The point is, we are trying to change how
> things are, not just observe.

We won't change the way how things are by calling them what we'd want
them to be instead.

> Our mission is to lead them, not imitate them.

You can't lead anybody by telling him that he already is where you want
him to be.  In particular if he isn't.

David Kastrup

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