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Re: [Fsfe-uk] Mac OS X refund

From: Dave Crossland
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] Mac OS X refund
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 13:10:11 +0100

On 22/01/2008, Kevin Donnelly <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Monday 21 January 2008 12:48, Andrew Savory wrote:
> > Ah, but you're making assumptions on what I do. I do practise what I preach
> > - I use the same software to host my sites as I encourage customers to use.
> > I do not (and would not) preach to customers that they should switch to
> > Linux desktops, OpenOffice, etc - except in a few very special cases - and
> > so there's nothing hypocritical here.
> Ah, I understand now.  You're a bit like an 18th-century liberal espousing
> universal suffrage, but not for the lower classes, women or blacks.

A friend of mine sympathetic to softrware freedom movement but who
lately pointedly says "open source" notes that Jefferson campaigned to
abolish slavery while owning slaves, and he makes all the software he
writes available as free software, but doesn't mind using proprietary
software until it can conveniently be discarded.


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