He’s correct, I do not share the GNU philosophy, even if I enjoy supporting the technical aspects of the software they produce.
Andreas Enge <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 11:49:03PM +0300, Dmitry Alexandrov wrote:
>> Andreas Enge <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > For instance, I would not find it acceptable that a GNU maintainer goes to [a conference] to give a talk about their newest open source software on a Macbook
>> Why not? In any case, GNU Emacs maintainer John Wiegley <@address@hidden> did exactly that .
>>  $ mpv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9yiJ7d5LeI
> I do not think so - the talk topic is about Nix, a GNU/Linux distribution.
Yes, and Haskell. I missed your point, though. Are they not open source?
> So if he used a Macbook (I cannot see this in the video)
So listen it. (Itʼs not a bad talk, by the way. ;-) He says it somewhere during the first minutes.
> it is most likely one of the older models that are famous for being compatible with Libreboot. Then of course it is not a machine with proprietary software, but one with a GNU system - entirely "eat your own dog food" style!
‘Libreboot’, lol! Of course, it is not. He is a macOS user.