movies, open source, RMS and linux...

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Wed Nov 24 20:22:10 2004

> I don't know Stallman personally (except through some email
> correspondence on behalf of a LUG), but I think your assessment is spot
> on. I do know and work with a couple of people who worked directly with
> him at FSF in the '80s and '90s, and they are completely insufferable,
> much in the way that Christian Scientists, Moonies, or Jehovah's
> Witnesses are. "If It Ain't GNU, It Can't Be True", and intrusive as hell.
> And yeah, I probably just managed to offend the *rest* of CCTalk.
> Oh, well.

It's the GNU Fanatics that bother me. Personally I'm more than a little
sick of the whole lot. I'd love to see a version of Linux that uses the BSD
tools rather than the GNU tools, though getting rid of gcc would be more
than a little difficult.

Received on Wed Nov 24 2004 - 20:22:10 GMT

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