[linux-elitists] It's all the US linux users' fault.
Sat Nov 3 06:59:15 PST 2001
* Derek Vadala (email@example.com) [011103 03:56]:
> > Alan is mostly right. Those who would split Linux from it's political
> > foundations do more damage than anything Alan could ever do. You can not split
> > Linux from political freedom any more than you can split the press from the
> > issue of free speach.
> This is a bunch of bullshit. All you you zealots need to stop equating
> this with a fucking civil liberties issue. It's not one. Grow the fuck
> up. It's time to get over the notion that any of this isn't
> financial. It's only about money. Just like the fact that Linus works at
> Transmeta is only about money. Linux has been available to the highest
> bidder for several years now. It's just that everyone has conned you into
> thinking it's still free, so that you continue to producing code free of
OH NO! I'VE JUST SEEN THE LIGHT! WE ARE BEING EXPLOITED BY THE
DOZENS OF MEGACORPS MAKING TRILLIONS OFF THE FREE SOFTWARE WE'VE BEEN
DUPED INTO PRODUCING FOR OUR CORPORATE OVERLORDS!!!!!
Gimme a break. It's time for you corporate shills to grow up and
realize that the last decade was, in effect, a global scale exposition
that marketroids and venture capitalists can't make a buck with a
master engraver on staff.
The reason you morons can't understand Linux is because the most
important quality of Linux is its (libre) freedom, not its (dollar)
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