Free Your Phone
spontificus at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 01:25:27 CET 2007
On 1/20/07, Renaissance Man <renaissanceman at macmail.com> wrote:
> And the more people who are aware of Free Software (as opposed to simply
> open source software) and its significance, the more likely Free Software
> will prevail and people will continue to benefit from it.
I agree, and I agree that this would generally be A Good Thing. But I
think it that it would make the Neo just a little bit harder to market
- if a potential customer is asking themselves "What does a GNU do?"
rather than reading the feature-list, then this is A Bad Thing.
I care about the technology first, the more popular the platform - the
quicker Open Source technology progresses. My reasoning is that
simple. Although I support the goals of the FSF, I hold progress ahead
of my political philosophy.
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