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BrunoTorres.net: Interview with Richard Stallman

Nov 06, 2004, 07:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruno Torres)

"BT - What's your opinion about Microsoft's 'shared source' initiative?

"RMS - If you compare Microsoft's practices with the definition of free software, you'll see that they have very little in common. There is nothing new about distributing proprietary source code under a nondisclosure agreement to certain select clients. That's how AT&T distributed Unix in the 1980s. My response to that was to launch the development of a free replacement for Unix, the GNU system..."

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