[Ubuntu Chicago] RMS anyone?

Samir Faci samir.list at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 20:56:24 BST 2007


You know, considering how much he yammers on about his 4 freedoms and the
freedom to do this or that, and how I'm being oppressed by using msft, java
or whatnot...   he sure is charging quiet a bit to hear him tell me about my
freedom to pay $185 in order to learn more about freedom.

--
Samir

On 7/26/07, Max Luebbe <max.luebbe at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Not that I would ever pay a nickel to see RMS speak -
> I'm not surprised.
>
> The guy's got to feed himself somehow, I doubt he's doing code bounties,
> getting paid for technical support or any of the other so called ways an
> individual programmer can earn a living in an open source world.
>
> Welcome to the world of public speaking.
> You should see what a lot of other celebrities charge for speaking fees,
> its all insane.
>
> -Max
>
>
> On 7/26/07, Freddy Martinez <freddymartinez9 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm outraged at the price.  If we put in 5 dollars, we MAY be able to
> > get one person in.  Oh well, free software was never about price :)
> >
> > --
> > Best,
> > Freddy Martinez
> >
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