On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 12:58:56AM +0100, David Murphy mentioned:
> > Anyone know what this means ? Stallman mentioned it on the Free Developer
> > mailing list. It seems to be the day he said feck off to companies selling
> > proprietary software, and thought about GNU.
> Aren't there any histories on the gnu web site that mention it? My
> vague recollection was it was something to do with printers or
> plotters that sparked the idea.
Not quite...the Xerox printer driver was the first sign that his
community was being destroyed...Microwave Day was the "last straw".
When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command:
to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. "
-- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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