[linux-elitists] Handheld computer - as free as can be

Ben Woodard woodard@redhat.com
Wed May 14 09:35:29 PDT 2003


On Wed, 2003-05-14 at 08:58, Karsten M. Self wrote:

> For those who're wondering about the connection between all of this and
> elitism -- my association with some of the parties involved with this
> caper, and the general area of datamining and applied demographics is
> closer than I'd care to admit.  Free software is also fundamentally
> about intellectual freedom and honesty, it's tremendously subversive in
> its own way (it's also tremendously pragmatic, which is one of the
> reasons it's grown despite its other characteristics).  I don't believe
> these attributes are seperable.
> 

Well said. I've tried several times to express the same sentiment as
succinctly as you did.

-ben

> Peace.





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