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Re: [News] Richard Stallman Calls Miguel de Icaza a Traitor to the Free Software community

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____/ Homer on Tuesday 22 Sep 2009 22:18 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Chris Ahlstrom spake thusly:
>> Hmm, I thought RMS/FSF had said that merely to avoid becoming
>> dependent on C#.
> I'm sure Stallman's opinions evolve relative to development of the
> subject matter, and his incremental knowledge and understanding of
> that subject matter ... just as they do with anyone else.
> For example: 20 years ago, I had almost no opinion of Microsoft at
> all. Then my opinion developed into suspicion, then cynicism, then
> outright distrust, then revulsion, then anger, then pure /hatred/.
> This was matched by my growing aversion to their increasingly crap
> software. The more I discovered about this company, and the more I
> was exposed to their software, the less I liked either one.

Microsoft is not about software; it's about politics, marketing,
and manipulative lawyers (see i4i).

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