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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/philosophy shouldbefree.html
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 05:24:46 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/07/11 05:24:46

Modified files:
        philosophy     : shouldbefree.html 

Log message:
        Add breadcrumb, update to boilerplate 1.96, reduce line width,
        use byline class.


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--- shouldbefree.html   26 Oct 2020 13:08:00 -0000      1.68
+++ shouldbefree.html   11 Jul 2021 09:24:46 -0000      1.69
@@ -1,15 +1,23 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
-<!-- Parent-Version: 1.86 -->
+<!-- Parent-Version: 1.96 -->
+<!-- This page is derived from /server/standards/boilerplate.html -->
+<!--#set var="TAGS" value="aboutfs" -->
+<!--#set var="DISABLE_TOP_ADDENDUM" value="yes" -->
 <title>Why Software Should Be Free
 - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation</title>
 <!--#include virtual="/philosophy/po/shouldbefree.translist" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/philosophy/ph-breadcrumb.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
+<div class="reduced-width">
 <h2>Why Software Should Be Free</h2>
-by <a href="http://www.stallman.org/";><strong>Richard Stallman</strong></a></p>
-<h3 id="introduction">Introduction</h3>
+<address class="byline">by <a href="https://www.stallman.org/";>Richard
+<div class="article">
+<p  id="introduction">
 The existence of software inevitably raises the question of how
 decisions about its use should be made.  For example, suppose one
 individual who has a copy of a program meets another who would like a
@@ -43,7 +51,7 @@
 <a href="/philosophy/free-sw.html">&ldquo;free&rdquo;
 software</a>.<a href="#f1">(1)</a></p>
-<h3 id="owner-justification">How Owners Justify Their Power</h3>
+<h3 id="owner-justification" class="subheader">How Owners Justify Their 
    Those who benefit from the current system where programs are property
 offer two arguments in support of their claims to own programs: the
@@ -91,7 +99,7 @@
 have owners.  To formulate the choice as between proprietary software
 versus no software is begging the question.</p>
-<h3 id="against-having-owners">The Argument against Having Owners</h3>
+<h3 id="against-having-owners" class="subheader">The Argument against Having 
    The question at hand is, &ldquo;Should development of software be linked
 with having owners to restrict the use of it?&rdquo;</p>
@@ -483,7 +491,7 @@
 making proprietary software stands a chance of success in its own narrow
 terms, but it is not what is good for society.</p>
-<h3 id="why-develop">Why People Will Develop Software</h3>
+<h3 id="why-develop" class="subheader">Why People Will Develop Software</h3>
    If we eliminate copyright as a means of encouraging
 people to develop software, at first less software will be developed,
@@ -629,7 +637,7 @@
 developers without coercion, just as they have learned to support public
 radio and television stations.</p>
-<h3 id="productivity">What Is Software Productivity? </h3>
+<h3 id="productivity" class="subheader">What Is Software Productivity? </h3>
    If software were free, there would still be programmers, but perhaps
 fewer of them.  Would this be bad for society?</p>
@@ -664,7 +672,7 @@
 productivity&rdquo; focus only on the second, limited, sense of the
 term, where improvement requires difficult technological advances.</p>
-<h3 id="competition">Is Competition Inevitable?</h3>
+<h3 id="competition" class="subheader">Is Competition Inevitable?</h3>
    Is it inevitable that people will try to compete, to surpass their
 rivals in society?  Perhaps it is.  But competition itself is not
@@ -708,7 +716,7 @@
 prohibited.  Society's resources are squandered on the economic
 equivalent of factional civil war.</p>
-<h3 id="communism">&ldquo;Why Don't You Move to Russia?&rdquo;</h3>
+<h3 id="communism" class="subheader">&ldquo;Why Don't You Move to 
    In the United States, any advocate of other than the most extreme
 form of laissez-faire selfishness has often heard this accusation.  For
@@ -738,7 +746,7 @@
    Thus, if we are to judge views by their resemblance to Russian
 Communism, it is the software owners who are the Communists.</p>
-<h3 id="premises">The Question of Premises</h3>
+<h3 id="premises" class="subheader">The Question of Premises</h3>
    I make the assumption in this paper that a user of software is no
 less important than an author, or even an author's employer.  In other
@@ -780,7 +788,7 @@
 awareness that this is a radical right-wing assumption rather than a
 traditionally recognized one will weaken its appeal.</p>
-<h3 id="conclusion">Conclusion</h3>
+<h3 id="conclusion" class="subheader">Conclusion</h3>
    We like to think that our society encourages helping your neighbor;
 but each time we reward someone for obstructionism, or admire them for
@@ -802,9 +810,10 @@
 others.  I hope that the free software movement will contribute to
 this: at least in one area, we will replace the jungle with a more
 efficient system which encourages and runs on voluntary cooperation.</p>
+<div class="column-limit"></div>
-<h3 id="footnotes">Footnotes</h3>
+<h3 id="footnotes" class="footnote">Footnotes</h3>
 <li id="f1">The word &ldquo;free&rdquo; in &ldquo;free software&rdquo;
@@ -831,15 +840,18 @@
-<hr />
-<blockquote id="fsfs"><p>This essay is published
-in <a href="http://shop.fsf.org/product/free-software-free-society/";><cite>Free
+<hr class="thin" />
+<div id="fsfs" role="complementary">
+<p>This essay is published in
+<a href="https://shop.fsf.org/product/free-software-free-society/";><cite>Free
 Software, Free Society: The Selected Essays of Richard
-M. Stallman</cite></a>.</p></blockquote>
+M. Stallman</cite></a>.</p>
 </div><!-- for id="content", starts in the include above -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/footer.html" -->
-<div id="footer">
+<div id="footer" role="contentinfo">
 <div class="unprintable">
 <p>Please send general FSF &amp; GNU inquiries to <a
@@ -857,13 +869,13 @@
         to <a href="mailto:web-translators@gnu.org";>
-        <p>For information on coordinating and submitting translations of
+        <p>For information on coordinating and contributing translations of
         our web pages, see <a
         README</a>. -->
 Please see the <a
 href="/server/standards/README.translations.html">Translations README</a> for
-information on coordinating and submitting translations of this article.</p>
+information on coordinating and contributing translations of this article.</p>
 <p>Copyright &copy; 1991, 1992, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 
2018, 2020 Free
@@ -877,7 +889,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2020/10/26 13:08:00 $
+$Date: 2021/07/11 09:24:46 $
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