[Fsfe-ie] Re: ethical interpretations of FS

Ian Clarke ian at locut.us
Mon Jan 26 15:34:12 CET 2004

Fergal Daly wrote:
> If Ciaran changes his statement to 
> "I believe the philosophy of free software is that you should have access to
> the source code to the software that *you* run on *your* computer and that
> you should be able to do all your necessary computing tasks on your own
> computer."
> Then I think you cannot come up with a Christian Aid equivalent,

You are correct, but I could point out that the second component of that 
philosophy would preclude use of the Internet (among other things).

In other words, it would be incredibly dumb, and it most certainly isn't 
the philosophy of the free software movement.


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