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Salon.com: Richard Stallman's plans for Microsoft

Apr 18, 1999, 22:43 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Earlier this week, Salon Technology published the news that, thanks to Bill Gates' $20 million grant to M.I.T. for a new laboratory for computer science, the Free Software Foundation would soon be housed in the Bill Gates Building. But according to free software guru Richard Stallman, this isn't quite correct."

"In fact, says Stallman, only one tower of the new building will be named after Gates; and, fortuitously, the Free Software Foundation will be housed in the other tower."


"However, Stallman does not limit his anti-Microsoft strategy to this relatively trivial act. In fact, he has a whole master plan, as revealed Friday in Linux Today. In a feature on the Web site, Stallman put forth a three-part program for punishing Microsoft if it loses the antitrust trial."

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