My Indomitable Thoughts on GNU, Linux, Open Source, Java and Free Cats and Dogs

Posted by dsTst on Apr 13, 2006 2:01 AM EDT
All about Linux; By Ravi
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Here is an opinion which delves deeper into the world of Open Source, GNU, Linux and Java and tries and analyses why it is sound principle to sit up and take notice when RMS talks on topics related to freedom.

Recently, when I ran a transcript of a talk given by Richard Stallman at the Australian National University, I never expected to get any adverse remarks about him and on the views expressed by him on problems faced by the free software community. But that was not to be. I was appalled to find a lot of comments ridiculing RMS for the views aired by him on various sensitive topics. In fact, the sheer number of these negative comments make me feel that these were made not by free software users but by people who have a stake in proprietary software and they were making these comments posing as GNU users to spread FUD among potential free software converts.

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