Open source -- non computer topics

From: Doc <>
Date: Sat Apr 27 11:58:46 2002

On Sat, 27 Apr 2002, Sellam Ismail wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Doc wrote:
> > Richard M. Stallman not only didn't invent open software, he didn't
> > coin the term. He DID provide a very critically imporatant rallying
> > point and a charismatic front for the computing/coding community.
> Charismatic? Ok, maybe in his early years, but I don't call picking at
> your toenails and eating the harvest during an interview very
> "charismatic".

  And yes, I meant in the late '80s...

  If I do something vitally productive and significant, and then become
senile and/or insane, I hope that the world doesn't _keep_ treating my
pronouncements as vitally significant. I'm not implying that RMS is
either senile or insane, but I think it's an accurate analogy.

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