[Direccao] Re: [racketiciel] Re: [contact] "My University offers me my Microsoft Windows license" Worldwide Campaign
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at ansol.org
So Sep 27 12:52:09 UTC 2009
On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 01:01:55PM +0200, Serguei Sokol wrote:
> That's why we don't have any "egg on our face" and we think that we are
> doing a good thing.
>> > I will remove the link to racketciel from nao.quero.imposto.ms >
>> while this campaign is on.
> Well, you do as you and the members of your association wish to so.
> We'll see how people take this campaign in the next few weeks.
If some Free Software advocates take it as they're taking it already,
then you better be prepared for an austrich egg flying towards you at the
speed of light.
>> > You don't convince drug addicts to quit by advising them to buy from
>> > the big boss as a means to free them from resellers downstream.
> Your comparison of software to a drug is just showing how afraid and
> panicked you are of the proprietary soft. We are not. We are just
> believing that in fair competition
> the free software can give to the final user much more and so win more or
> less easily. That's why we are struggling for restoring these fair
> competition conditions.
This is a standard analogy, and repelling it as you do further makes me
wonder what's happening at AFUL.
Here's another wholly applicable analogy for this campaign:
Shooting your own foot.
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