[linux-elitists] Why haven't you switched to MacOS X yet?
Fri Jan 10 09:46:32 PST 2003
>>>>> "AB" == Andy Bastien <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
RM> More concisely: if I wanted to buy an expensive proprietary
RM> Unix workstation, I'd buy from Sun, not Apple.
AB> I think that's a mistake. If you [...] have to lapse to dogma
AB> to handle a question, then you're really not answering.
People who have them call 'em "ethics". People who don't call it
The answer is really simple: OS/X is not Free. There are several free
and usable alternatives.
AB> I'll grant that your reasons for not liking OSX are probably
AB> just as valid now as they were two months ago, but will they
AB> still be valid in a year? In two years?
Is OS/X going to an OSI-approved license in one year? Two years? If
not, then how is the ethical response to the question going to change?
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