Skype telephone giveaway- but not for Linux users

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Jun 14 23:23:51 BST 2007


Matthew Flaschen wrote:

> Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 
>>> You're arguing things the way they are.  I'm arguing things the way they
>>> should be.
>> 
>> Very much so. Unfortunately, I live in the "way things are" world.
> 
> "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
> persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress
> depends on the unreasonable man." (George Bernard Shaw)

No doubt about it.  Bernard Shaw wasn't a "reasonable" man himself.  But he
wasn't criticizing reasonable men, either.  We all have some degree of
admiration for the outlaw, but it would be a hell of a world where everyone
was an outlaw.

I wholeheartedly support those who produce & promote Free software, but I'll
be damned if I'm going to criticize anybody for using non-Free software. 
Software is worth what you pay for it.  If it costs you _nothing_, that's
probably what it's worth (and no, I'm not talking free-as-in-beer).
-- 
derek




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