[linux-elitists] It's all the US linux users' fault.

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Sat Nov 3 11:00:51 PST 2001


on Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 01:53:46AM -0800, Derek Vadala (derek@cynicism.com) wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Ruben Safir wrote:
> 
> > 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 charge. 

Gee, Derek, that's just so...*insightful*.  Where exactly is this money
trail pointing to Alan then?

Peace.

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