FreeAlternatives: project proposal

Stefano Spinucci virgo977virgo at
Thu Jan 4 11:59:05 UTC 2007

On 1/4/07, MJ Ray <mjr at> wrote:
> In short: catalogues of non-free software are considered harmful.

I agree.

On 1/4/07, Stephan Peijnik <sp at> wrote:
> Lately, I've again and again stumbled accross a problem. People have been asking for Free Software Alternatives to proprietary programs.
> I am sure that most of you know this problem and there is no way of actually knowing every single alternative out there. Now this is the point where 'FreeAlternatives' drops in.

I think we shouldn't present *every* single alternative to proprietary programs,
but only a polished and well organized list of good free software programs.

Couldn't be this part of the advocacy project ???

Stefano Spinucci
FSFE fellow

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