[pp.int.general] Why Free Software misses the point

Radosław Nadstawny radoslaw.nadstawny at o2.pl
Thu May 13 18:11:39 CEST 2010

Dnia 2010-05-13, o godz. 15:38:11
Boris Turovskiy <tourovski at gmail.com> napisał(a):

> On 13.05.2010 01:30, Felipe Sanches wrote:
> > How much time would he have to wait for it if he had emailed Corel
> > or Adobe?
> >
> > Results:
> > * He is a happy non-coder user with a practical issue solved
> > * I am a coder happy about being helpful to others
> What you write about is a _practical_ advantage of OpenSource/Free 
> software. I don't argue that there are practical advantages, I really 
> enjoy them.
> What I'm rallying against is the FSF's view that it's not the
> practical advantages but the philosophical ones that matter - and
> that is simple bullshit.
> Best regards,
> Boris
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So it's only your view against their view. And I think that as long as
we agree that there are valid reasons to prefer free software over
proprietary, or the other way around, further discussion is rather
counterproductive. Shouldn't everyone have the right to make the choice

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