[Chugalug] Richard Stallman and open source

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 20:50:40 UTC 2012


I still respect his views...
On Dec 13, 2012 3:48 PM, "Bret McHone" <dbmchone at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dedication to a single cause at the expense of everything else in life can
> be looked at in a number of ways. It just depends on how you as an
> individual see his ideals and the method he goes about trying to achieve
> his goals.
>
> One thing that and I can't wrap my head is around him being anti-children
> because of their impact on the environment?! wtf man… If you just don't
> want children, that's one thing.. But there is no possible way to calculate
> an individual's impact on the environment.. Though I have to admit it does
> comfort me a little that he's choosing to let his lineage die with him.
> Maybe we should direct him to http://www.vhemt.org/ to seal the deal..
> (Voluntary Human Extinction Movement for those who are unaware)   I wonder
> if they use only free software. hmmmm….
>
> -B
>
>
> On Dec 13, 2012, at 3:11 PM, Rod-Lists wrote:
>
> no just dedicated to his cause.
>
> ----- Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I was thinking more along the lines of a villain to some bizarro-world
>
> version of Captain Planet. Where instead of Captain Planet promoting
>
> Environmentalism, it was Captain Free Market promoting Libertarianism.
>
> Dick Stallman would be one of the over-the-top cartoon
>
> Marxist Fascist villain who would fit in perfectly in that universe.
>
>
> Spewing 1984 double-speak promoting of "Freedom" whilst forcing everyone to
>
> obey the almighty GPL 3.0 (which is preparing the way for the GPL 4.0 -
>
> "Thou shalt do all thy programming for free, and allow everyone to have
>
> access to everything you've ever created on demand and at no cost in
>
> whatever format they desire.")
>
>
> Here, he's just crazy.
>
>
> *- Chad W. Smith*
>
>
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