Do Linux Users Care About Freedom?
Mar 05, 2008, 01:00 (5 Talkback[s])
"Over at the TuxToday blog, there's a post about Linux users not
caring about freedom--because they'd rather just use Adobe's Flash
plugin in lieu of Free Software like Gnash. Or they think Richard
Stallman and the FSF are morons who are hurting the Open Source
"I'm torn by this argument, because I can see both sides of
this. On one hand, it is true that fewer Linux and FLOSS users
today care about the 'free' in Free Software, and I lament this
occurrence. On the other hand, however, I would be remiss not to
point out that, at times, the FSF and Richard Stallman can be their
own worst enemies. Note, however, that I am in full agreement with
the stated goals of the FSF..."