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Re: State of the GNUnion 2020

From: Ruben Safir
Subject: Re: State of the GNUnion 2020
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:57:27 -0500
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On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 12:25:33PM -0500, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    Thought experiment: what would GNU be if all of its packages
>    stopped developing?  Dead, right?
> Software that can be run, studied, redistributed, and modified is in a
> state that is strarkly different than matter that is decaying in an
> irreversiable chemical reaction -- i.e. death.
> So lets not call software for dead, or alive.  Getting a program
> running again is quite possible, but a dead chicken quite the
> opposite.

If the point of GNU is to create a matrix for evaluation project
development and OS developed, honestly, we would be better off
developing AI tools to accomplish that.

Mayor guilliani used to say, quite correctly, that there is no liberal
or conservative way to pick up the garbage.  This is largely true

So many immigrant groups have swept through our town
that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological
proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998 

DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002 - Leadership Development in Free Software - Unpublished Archive - coins! 

Being so tracked is for FARM ANIMALS and extermination camps, 
but incompatible with living as a free human being. -RI Safir 2013

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