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Re: Open source - Free software

From: Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:02:55 -0300

begin  In <>, on
   at 02:27 PM, Barry Margolin <> said:

>Whether they should be able to is of purely academic interest.  The
>fact  is that they *did* do this, and this is what the phrase "free
>software" now means in the industry.

No, although I'm sure that you'd like that to be true, just as m$
would like us to believe that windoze is user friendly.

>You can dislike it all you want, but you 
>can't legitimately claim that it didn't happen,

He can't legitimately claim that the attempt didn't happen; he can
legitimately claim that he isn't and shouldn't be bound by the

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