[pp.int.general] [Cafe] Joe Biden is an enemy
Richard M Stallman
rms at gnu.org
Mon Jan 26 05:22:43 CET 2009
has asked some free software people to write a report on the state of
Unfortunately not quite. He asked for a report on "open source"
(which is very different politically and philosophically from free
software) from Scott McNealy, who is at most partially a supporter
even of "open source".
for more explanation of the difference between free software and open
Could be, however Obama is a pragmatist - the election campaign used
Linux and free software
They couldn't use Linux by itself, since that's just a kernel and
would not run by itself in a PC. Surely what you mean is the
GNU/Linux operating system.
Would you please be so kind as to call it "GNU/Linux", and thus give
the GNU Project, the system's principal developers, a share of the
credit? For instance, your signature says
| `. `' Linux Administration and Free Software Consulting |
By writing "GNU/Linux" instead, you could treat us right.
See http://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html for more explanation.
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