Skype telephone giveaway- but not for Linux users

manchicken manchicken at
Tue Jun 12 21:23:08 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 12 June 2007 15:26:01 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 12/06/07, manchicken <manchicken at> wrote:
> > Then I don't think we should be very thankful for it.  Instead maybe we
> > should try to use the other free telephony services out there that are
> > accessible via free software.
> Why not? You don't expect every company in the world to embrace open
> source as an ideal, do you? VOIP is a very competitive business, and
> these companies are not going to do free development for their
> competition. I'm happy that we are not ignored. Not all Linux users
> are idealists. Some use it because it's actually the best OS available
> today, for any price. Yes, I could have gotten a MacBook for the price
> of this Inspiron, and I have a legal, paid-for version of Vista.
> Despite that, I use KDE on GNU/Linux because I love it. It's secure,
> configurable, and resource-efficient. No ideals there.

Please forgive me for valuing freedom.  I was merely brought up to think that 
taking someone's freedom away was wrong.  If you're okay with such atrocities 
that's your thing... just don't be surprised when I choose to oppose the 
restriction of freedom and all who approve of it.

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