Oh, you know, all the views and work he did to recieve all these accolades:<br><br><p style="margin:0.4em 0px 0.5em;line-height:19.200000762939453px;font-family:sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
Stallman has received the following recognition for his work:</p><ul style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;margin:0.3em 0px 0px 1.6em;padding:0px;font-family:sans-serif;font-size:13px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1986: Honorary lifetime membership of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalmers_University_of_Technology" title="Chalmers University of Technology" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Chalmers University of Technology</a> Computer Society <sup id="cite_ref-CUT_97-0" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-CUT-97" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[97]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1990: Exceptional merit award <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacArthur_Fellowship" title="MacArthur Fellowship" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">MacArthur Fellowship</a> ("genius grant")<sup id="cite_ref-98" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-98" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[98]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1990: The <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_for_Computing_Machinery" title="Association for Computing Machinery" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Association for Computing Machinery</a>'s <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Murray_Hopper_Award" title="Grace Murray Hopper Award" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Grace Murray Hopper Award</a> "For pioneering work in the development of the extensible editor EMACS (Editing Macros)."<sup id="cite_ref-99" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-99" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[99]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1996: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honorary_doctorate" title="Honorary doctorate" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Honorary doctorate</a> from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweden" title="Sweden" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Sweden</a>'s <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Institute_of_Technology" title="Royal Institute of Technology" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Royal Institute of Technology</a> <sup id="cite_ref-100" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-100" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[100]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1998: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_Frontier_Foundation" title="Electronic Frontier Foundation" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>'s <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EFF_Pioneer_Award" title="EFF Pioneer Award" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Pioneer award</a> <sup id="cite_ref-101" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-101" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[101]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1999: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Rubinsky_Memorial_Award" title="Yuri Rubinsky Memorial Award" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Yuri Rubinsky Memorial Award</a> <sup id="cite_ref-102" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-102" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[102]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2001: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeda_Awards" title="Takeda Awards" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">The Takeda Techno-Entrepreneurship Award for Social/Economic Well-Being</a> (<span lang="ja">武田研究奨励賞</span>)<sup id="cite_ref-103" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-103" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[103]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2001: Honorary doctorate, from the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Glasgow" title="University of Glasgow" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">University of Glasgow</a> <sup id="cite_ref-104" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-104" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[104]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2002: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_National_Academy_of_Engineering" title="United States National Academy of Engineering" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">United States National Academy of Engineering</a> membership <sup id="cite_ref-105" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-105" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[105]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2003: Honorary doctorate, from the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vrije_Universiteit_Brussel" title="Vrije Universiteit Brussel" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Vrije Universiteit Brussel</a><sup id="cite_ref-106" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-106" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[106]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2004: Honorary doctorate, from the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universidad_Nacional_de_Salta" title="Universidad Nacional de Salta" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Universidad Nacional de Salta</a>.<sup id="cite_ref-107" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-107" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[107]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2004: Honorary professorship, from the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_University_of_Engineering" title="National University of Engineering" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería del Perú</a>.<sup id="cite_ref-UNI_108-0" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-UNI-108" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[108]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2007: Honorary professorship, from the <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.uigv.edu.pe/" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(102,51,102);background-image:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAoAAAAKCAYAAACNMs+9AAAAVklEQVR4Xn3PgQkAMQhDUXfqTu7kTtkpd5RA8AInfArtQ2iRXFWT2QedAfttj2FsPIOE1eCOlEuoWWjgzYaB/IkeGOrxXhqB+uA9Bfcm0lAZuh+YIeAD+cAqSz4kCMUAAAAASUVORK5CYII=);padding-right:13px;background-repeat:no-repeat no-repeat">Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega</a>.<sup id="cite_ref-UIGV_109-0" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-UIGV-109" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[109]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2007: First Premio Internacional Extremadura al Conocimiento Libre<sup id="cite_ref-110" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-110" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[110]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2007: Honorary doctorate, from the <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.uladech.edu.pe/" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(102,51,102);background-image:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAoAAAAKCAYAAACNMs+9AAAAVklEQVR4Xn3PgQkAMQhDUXfqTu7kTtkpd5RA8AInfArtQ2iRXFWT2QedAfttj2FsPIOE1eCOlEuoWWjgzYaB/IkeGOrxXhqB+uA9Bfcm0lAZuh+YIeAD+cAqSz4kCMUAAAAASUVORK5CYII=);padding-right:13px;background-repeat:no-repeat no-repeat">Universidad de Los Angeles de Chimbote</a>.<sup class="Template-Fact" style="line-height:1em;white-space:nowrap">[<i><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Citation_needed" title="Wikipedia:Citation needed" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial"><span title="This claim needs references to reliable sources from May 2011">citation needed</span></a></i>]</sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2007: Honorary doctorate, from the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Pavia" title="University of Pavia" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">University of Pavia</a> <sup id="cite_ref-111" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-111" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[111]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2008: Honorary doctorate from the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universidad_Nacional_de_Trujillo" title="Universidad Nacional de Trujillo" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Universidad Nacional de Trujillo</a>, in Peru<sup class="Template-Fact" style="line-height:1em;white-space:nowrap">[<i><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Citation_needed" title="Wikipedia:Citation needed" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial"><span title="This claim needs references to reliable sources from May 2011">citation needed</span></a></i>]</sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2009: Honorary doctorate, from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakehead_University" title="Lakehead University" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">Lakehead University</a> <sup id="cite_ref-112" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-112" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[112]</a></sup><sup id="cite_ref-113" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-113" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[113]</a></sup></li>
<li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">2011: Honorary doctorate, from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_University_of_C%C3%B3rdoba" title="National University of Córdoba" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;background-repeat:initial initial">National University of Córdoba</a>.<sup id="cite_ref-114" class="reference" style="line-height:1em"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman#cite_note-114" style="text-decoration:initial;color:rgb(11,0,128);background-image:none;white-space:nowrap;background-repeat:initial initial">[114]</a><br>
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<font face="sans-serif"><span style="line-height:19.200000762939453px">I don't care what you think of the man, or if you disagree with SOME of the things he says. The fact remains he has done more than anyone I know for Open Source and GNU, and despite his inflammatory sense of expressing his views, they are held as golden by many of those who are leaders in the computing field.<br>
</span></font></div><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 4:07 PM, rdflowers <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:base@chalice.us" target="_blank">base@chalice.us</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
Chaddie, ( since you want to call Richard Stallman "Dick Stallman" )  --<br>
<br>
Exactly HOW has RMS "forced" anyone to do anything?<br>
<br>
Isn't it the authors who do not want to allow a copy of their own code to be distributed padlocked -- who are only forcing you not to do that? Is RMS not just creating and defending a means for those authors to do that??? What is your whine about?<br>

<br>
So what if he disapproves of some of your choices, and says so? You imagine yourself to have a right that he not do this?<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
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    Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:11:58 -0500 (EST)<br>
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 Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Richard Stallman and open source<br>
      To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <<a href="mailto:chugalug@chugalug.org" target="_blank">chugalug@chugalug.org</a>><div><div class="h5"><br>
<br>
<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
no just dedicated to his cause.<br>
<br>
----- Chad Smith <<a href="mailto:chad78@gmail.com" target="_blank">chad78@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
I was thinking more along the lines of a villain to some bizarro-world<br>
version of Captain Planet. Where instead of Captain Planet promoting<br>
Environmentalism, it was Captain Free Market promoting Libertarianism.<br>
 Dick Stallman would be one of the over-the-top cartoon<br>
Marxist Fascist villain who would fit in perfectly in that universe.<br>
<br>
Spewing 1984 double-speak promoting of "Freedom" whilst forcing everyone to<br>
obey the almighty GPL 3.0 (which is preparing the way for the GPL 4.0 -<br>
"Thou shalt do all thy programming for free, and allow everyone to have<br>
access to everything you've ever created on demand and at no cost in<br>
whatever format they desire.")<br>
<br>
Here, he's just crazy.<br>
<br>
*- Chad W. Smith*<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Stephen Kraus <<a href="mailto:ub3ratl4sf00@gmail.com" target="_blank">ub3ratl4sf00@gmail.com</a>>wrote:<br>
<br>
> Richard Stallman is, apparently, now a Bond Villain<br>
> On Dec 11, 2012 1:13 PM, "Chad Smith" <<a href="mailto:chad78@gmail.com" target="_blank">chad78@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<br>
><br>
>>  My issue is with *him* as a person.<br>
>><br>
>> I don't like him.  I don't like his personality, I don't like his<br>
>> arrogance, I don't like his self-promotion.  So, yes, I don't like his tone.<br>
>><br>
>> He is a megalomanic, a narcissist, an idiot (when it comes to dealing<br>
>> with human beings), and a jerk.<br>
>><br>
>> He believes everyone should do things the way HE thinks that they should<br>
>> be done.  That all software should be his definition of "Free Software®™©".<br>
>>  That's not freedom - that's the opposite of freedom.  If programmers don't<br>
>> have the choice to NOT give away their software - to NOT share their code<br>
>> ... then they are not free.  The software may be free - but the programmer<br>
>> is not.<br>
>><br>
>> I like open source software.  I use open source software.  I have<br>
>> promoted and supported open source software - with my time, my voice, and<br>
>> my dollars.  I believe that there are good things about open source<br>
>> software.<br>
>><br>
>> I am one of those people who promote the pragmatic side of it.  Many<br>
>> hands make light work, many eyes make bugs small (and few)....  I also<br>
>> understand the pitfalls of having data locked in some proprietary format<br>
>> that you don't have control over and could potentially lose access.  Anyone<br>
>> who has ever had to design anything in Publisher and doesn't always have<br>
>> access to a Windows machine knows that fear.<br>
>><br>
>> It especially pisses me off when he attacks people who are actively<br>
>> developing, promoting, and encouraging open source software because they<br>
>> are not "Free Enough".  These people are on your side, idiot.  Stop<br>
>> shooting your allies.<br>
>><br>
>> But it's not an all-or-nothing thing.  It's not even an "us vs. them".<br>
>>  It's not just that open source isn't the enemy of "Free Software®™©"<br>
>> and proprietary software is. Why does there have to be an "enemy" at all?<br>
>><br>
>> Just do your thing and let other people do theirs.  If you want to<br>
>> explain the benefits of your way of doing things, fine - but don't claim<br>
>> that doing things any other way is evil.<br>
>><br>
>> If you want to promote Free Software as the best way - fine. Do not claim<br>
>> it is the only way.  Because it's not.<br>
>><br>
>> *- Chad W. Smith*<br>
>><br>
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