glibc 2.2.4 Release Notes

smaffulli at smaffulli at
Tue Aug 21 07:44:49 UTC 2001

> I guess he had some bad days and didn't thought when he started that
> flamefest.

It seems to me that other people are having bad days lately:
this is ESR with his usual rants on how the word "freedom" (notice: not only in software, but in general terms) means too much and is too little clear; ESR's solution is not to use it, ever. He also puts an incredible quantity of FUD in this article: did you ever hear Kuhn or RMS asking for a law banning non-free licenses?? Shall FSF(x) reply?

This is Ransom Love trying to re-re-re-talk about his words on GPL. This is the sentence that make the article worth reading, IMHO: "So, I think in many ways Microsoft is validating a lot of the things that Caldera has said. " Like that is a good point.

I better go back studying phylosophy, I like "freedom" as a word, I think we need it. Hundreds of phylosophers over centuries have speculated over it, who is now this ESR that proposes a new word (again) to identify something that HE cannot define/understand? 
bah, better go back to work


stefano maffulli aka reed_

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