Shane Tuohy <stuohy1 at gmail.com> writes:
> I know that for the most part, kids aren't too bothered if their software is
> free as in speech, so I won't be highlighting that part of the argument.
>> What'ya reckon? Lots of flashy eye candy? Free as in beer?
I'm not sure. If you suggest evaluating software based on eye candy and
price, we can be beaten. On being free as in speech, we can't.
I'd display eye candy only to the extent necessary to show the concept isn't
Secondary school kids know what independence is, what it means to be the
target of manipulation, railroaded into choosing between crappy options, and
what it means for third-parties to have a veto on what you do. I'd go for
the important points, about this software being controlled by the users, and
often being written by the users, and about it forming communities rather
than a system of providers and passive users.
I'd say this would make more of an impression than transperant window
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