<OT> petition for Open Document standards for US governement
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Thu Apr 11 06:28:57 UTC 2013
On 11/04/13 15:49, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Well, if we keep ratchet jawing about it Basil, maybe it will get some
>> of these mugwumps to go and sign it? So here is the link again.
> Can someone please tell me why I should read this nonsense?
Actually it beats me why you bother to read this list at all.
Is there a special reason why you bother to read this list?
> IMHO your
> local political campaigns have no place on this international list.
Where does the political part come into it (apart from the need for a
petition to be presented to Congress)?
I live on the other side of the world so this petition does not concern
me, per se, and so I cannot add my name to it.
But as a Linux user I take the view that the freedom of choice which
Linux provides should be promoted. It is most regrettable, however, that
one has to go to such extremes as putting together a petition to have
the concept of a "free market" - in the land which preaches "free
market" as the only path to everlasting life - put into practice.
But from your opening sentence it seems that you don't really care all
that much about Linux and which is why I asked why you bother to read
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