RMS, previously, on Sun freeing java

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Tue Nov 14 14:34:26 UTC 2006

Ter, 2006-11-14 às 12:47 +0100, Xavi Drudis Ferran escreveu:
> I've always had the impression that people at Sun don't understand free
> software, but anyway we have to admit they have done huge contributions,
> maybe not in philosophy but at least in code. Maybe they're a bit erratic
> sometimes, but a lot of what they do is right, so let's take it and thank
> it while we do what we can to explain the rest to them.

I think part of the "erratic" fame Sun had was in great part due to
Scott McNealy.

Since he's out of the picture, Sun does seem to have improved in this

Enormously... even OpenSolaris is now considering the GPL...


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?
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