[yavor at doganov.org: Re: Defining Free Software Business]

Alfred M. Szmidt ams at gnu.org
Tue Jun 27 16:11:53 UTC 2006

   It has been repeated often enough here that in many lines of
   business it is NOT possible to transfer instantly to use 100% free
   software and that it is not even a neccessary evil, but a noble
   good, to aid the transition by means of compatability tools AS WELL

There is a difference between making a transition, and recommending
the use of non-free software.  One is not related to the other.

   I'm saying that just because RMS has solved HIS problems, doesn't
   mean everyone else has YET.

And by recommending, supporting, and developing non-free software one
doesn't solve `everyones' problem.

You are confusing to issues, supporting and recommending non-free
software, and making a transitition from non-free software.  In the
later you do need to even mention the non-free program, you can simply
say that you do not provide such a solution, or that you are working
on making a free solution.

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