markj at cloaked.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Jul 3 10:29:12 UTC 2002
Rainer Trusch <rainer.trusch at students.uni-mainz.de> wrote:
> was even necessary to make my point clear. If you don't accept this usage,
> you are on the best way to create some sort off proprierary term, which is
> only 'allowed' to use in the sense of the FSF. Think about if this is
IIRC, the term "free software" was created and defined by FSF. Why do you
want to change it?
> Simplistic black&white schemes aren't helpful and I'm pretty allergic
> against them, espically in a time where they are even misused on a
> global political scale.
Analgously, is it necessary to grade dictators in order to say that they are
dictators? If you dislike dictatorship, they will all be undesirable.
> Oh, the well known tape is running, but at least you agreed with my
> main argument, because you didn't give an comment against it. To
> remind you, I was talking about control and not about freedom. ;-)
Oh, the well known sarcasm track has kicked in on this other tape.
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