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Re: [Fsfe-uk] BBC's DRM Iplayer windows only

From: Matt Lee
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] BBC's DRM Iplayer windows only
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2008 15:02:01 +0000
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MJ Ray wrote:

> (Hi Matt-Kibo!) And it's utter nonsense, which has killed at least two
> attempts to give GNU equal billing with Linux in group names.  Is this
> to stop existing groups keeping their acronyms and domains?  They have
> sinned!  They must pay a penalty!  Do more marketing work!
> It doesn't much matter what the group is called, whether it's a LUG or
> a FUG or a WUG - it matters what it *does* yet there seems to be no
> plan to verify that listed GLUGs actually help free software.  It
> looks like all dictionary lawyerism and no practical standards,
> similar to the horrendous "Social Enterprise" mistakes.  There are
> lots of very helpful free software groups listed on www.lug.org.uk
> Anyway, that wasn't what I was getting at - I was describing the usual
> rationale for those conditions, which claimed that linking is
> necessarily a form of approval, rather than simply cataloguing.

I hereby invoke Godwin's law by referring to myself as a nazi and
comparing my own actions to those of Hitler.

Now, let's get back on to discussing the iPlayer.


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