begin David Murphy quotation:
> Quoting <6u4rxipygn.fsf at zork.zork.net>
> by Paul J Collins <sneakums at zork.net>:
>> > Making money is not the Bad Thing. Restricting users' freedom is
> > the Bad Thing.
>> So if I write some software, give it away at no cost, and restrcit the
> user's freedome to do something with it, then I'm doing something bad?
I would argue yes. You're increasing the body of software
that is rendered obsolete due to restrictive license provisions. The
only software to last at all in any meaningful sense is Unix, which
has been written and rewritten in a tradition of source code sharing
that stretches back a good thirty years.
Gratis software that is not Free is a bad thing. Software
purchased for money that is Free is a good thing. Commercial software
can be fine and good, but proprietary software is based on restricting
what you may do with your own computer.
You are not entitled to your opinions.
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