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From: Rob Myers
Subject: www/philosophy copyright-versus-community.html ...
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 20:32:40 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Rob Myers <robmyers>    09/12/01 20:32:40

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        philosophy     : copyright-versus-community.html 

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        Fix html errors.


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@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
 <h2>Copyright versus Community in the Age of Computer Networks</h2>
 <p><b>Keynote speech at LIANZA conference, Christchurch Convention Centre, 12
-October 2009</b><p>
+October 2009</b></p>
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
 <dd>We can't tell.</dd>
-<dd>I said that&mdash;I still like it.  His ideas about software freedom and 
+<dd><p>I said that&mdash;I still like it.  His ideas about software freedom 
and free
 access to information were used by Tim Berners-Lee when he created the
 world's first web server, and in 1999 his musings about a free online
 encyclopedia inspired Jimmy Wales to set up what is now Wikipedia.</p>
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
 of computer networks, and their implications for libraries.  Richard.</p></dd>
-<dd>I've been in New Zealand for a couple of weeks, and in the North Island
+<dd><p>I've been in New Zealand for a couple of weeks, and in the North Island
 it was raining most of the time.  Now I know why they call gumboots
 &ldquo;Wellingtons&rdquo;.  And then I saw somebody who was making chairs and 
tables out of
 ponga wood, and he called it fern-iture.  Then we took the ferry to get here,
@@ -52,7 +52,8 @@
 <p>Free software is a matter of freedom, not price, so think of &ldquo;free 
 not &ldquo;free beer&rdquo;.  Free software is software that respects the 
user's freedom,
-and there are four specific freedoms that the user deserves always to have.
+and there are four specific freedoms that the user deserves always to have.</p>
 <li>Freedom 0 is the freedom to run the program as you wish.</li>
@@ -64,8 +65,7 @@
 <li>And Freedom 3 is the freedom to contribute to your community.  That's the
 freedom to publish your modified versions when you wish.</li>
 <p>If the program gives you these four freedoms then it's free software, which
 means the social system of its distribution and use is an ethical system,
@@ -548,7 +548,8 @@
 <p>I have nothing against distributing books in digital form, if they are not
 designed to take away our freedom.  Strictly speaking, it is possible to have
-an ebook reader:
+an ebook reader:</p>
 <li>that is not designed to attack you,</li>
@@ -561,7 +562,7 @@
 <li>which doesn't have a back door, [and]</li>
 <li>which doesn't restrict what you can do with the files on your machine.</li>
 <p>It's possible, but the big companies really pushing ebooks are doing it to
 attack our freedom, and we mustn't stand for that.  This is what governments
@@ -890,7 +891,7 @@
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@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
 you who have not heard of him previously, he has launched the
 development of the GNU operating system.  I had never heard GNU said
 before, and I went online to YouTube (where would we be be without
 <dd>Oh, you shouldn't recommend YouTube, because they distribute in a
@@ -826,6 +826,7 @@
 engineering that we don't have to worry about.</p>
 <p>For instance, when I put an <code>if</code>-statement inside of a 
 <li>I don't have to worry that if this <code>while</code>-loop repeats at the 
@@ -848,7 +849,7 @@
 <li>I don't have to worry about how I would take out the broken
   <code>if</code>-statement if it does crack, burn, or corrode, and replace it 
   another <code>if</code>-statement to make the program run again.</li>
 <p>For that matter, I don't have to worry about how I'm going to insert
 the <code>if</code>-statement inside the <code>while</code>-statement every 
time I produce a
@@ -1067,7 +1068,7 @@
 copyright law, I've criticized it.   But it's a totally different,
 unrelated issue.  If you think that patent law helps somebody who is
 developing software, it means that you have got a completely wrong
-picture of what patent law actually does.<p></dd>
+picture of what patent law actually does.</p></dd>
 <dd>Don't get me wrong.  I'm on your side.</dd>
@@ -1381,7 +1382,7 @@
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