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Re: Time to dial back the dialectic? [was: Re: Privileges and practicali

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Time to dial back the dialectic? [was: Re: Privileges and practicalities]
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 17:20:14 +0300

> From: dick <dick.r.chiang@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 09:46:49 -0400
> Cc: emacs-tangents@gnu.org
> herr Doctor,
> I'd wager the hundred or so guys who identify most with GNU would, if a
> referendum were taken, say that:
> 1. Non-free is not an injustice,
> 2. *Gratis* is far and away more important to our users than *libre*, and
> 3. Non-free software can be used without compunction to improve our own *free*
> software, and in countless ways, already does.
> In other words, I'll book an emission-intensive flight to the climate
> conference if it means I don't have to join Greta on her toilet-less
> trans-Atlantic catamaran.
> I presume NonGNU Elpa was your idea, and it was the right one.  Now we just
> need to take that initiative to its logical conclusion.

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