Fwd: Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
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Mon Feb 11 19:13:57 UTC 2008
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From: David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>
Date: 11 Feb 2008 19:13
Subject: Re: Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software
To: Matthias-Christian Ott <ott at enolink.de>
On 11/02/2008, Matthias-Christian Ott <ott at enolink.de> wrote:
> Stefan Meretz <stefan.meretz at hbv.org> wrote:
> > It means that successful competition is reached by cooperation. The
> > competition is not won on the old field, but by opening a new field.
> > Example: Encyclopedia Britannica was out-cooperated by Wikipedia, not
> > by competiting on the old proprietary field, but by opening a new field
> > of free cooperation. And of course: Free software is on the way of
> > out-cooperating proprietary software.
> But this requires people who believe in Free Software and Wikipedia.
Er, what? Both are growing in the market, not just in a small world of
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