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CNET News: GCC is Not an Open-Source Program

Mar 26, 2005, 05:00 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard M. Stallman)

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" In response to the report written by Stephen Shankland, 'Key open-source programming tool due for overhaul':

"I appreciate the admiration expressed in your article about upgrading the GNU Compiler Collection, but it erred in describing the program as an 'open source' programming tool. I developed GCC as part of the Free Software Movement--so that people can use computers in freedom as part of a community..."

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