Stallman: cloud computing is a trap

Noah Slater nslater at
Mon Oct 6 12:53:53 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 01:06:00PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran at> wrote:
> > MJ Ray <mjr at> writes:
> > > This is especially ironic
> > > given the increasing use of proprietary webapps by FSF projects.

> I was thinking mainly of the off homepages of some GNU software.

Please clarify this statement. The GNU website is available via CVS.

> but there are other parts of the GNU project using things like Atlassian
> Confluence - it's not like we're short of free software WikiEngines.

These are used by the individual software developers working for GNU and are not
hosted or part of the official GNU website.

> Also, some of the strongest AGPL advocates are heavy users
> of proprietary web-apps, which is particularly irritating, like a
> drunk lecturing on how we should all be sober at all times.


Noah Slater,

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