[ubuntu-za] Interview with Richard Stallman

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Mon Nov 26 08:39:49 UTC 2012


RMS has an"atrocious reputation" what planet you on Leon?

RMS is a giant of the 20th Century, alongside Dennis Ritchie, the creator
of Unix, but South African's who worship Microsoft, don't know that?

BTW Good interview.

On Monday, November 26, 2012, Leon Gert Marincowitz wrote:

> Hi Guys
>
> Researching about Ubuntu/linux/open sourse/free software you come across
> two central figures, Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds.
>
> RMS or Stallman has an atrocious reputation but I came across an interview
> with him in which he wasn't provoked or proded but allowed to speak his
> mind totally while answering questions.
>
> It really is the best interview I ever heard of him and he clarifies all
> the different nuances of the free software world. This brought alot of
> respect to him.
>
> Its a long podcast but worth it, especially for those who think they know
> but in truth don't http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1116
>
> So here's a question after listening to him, is Ubuntu part of the open
> source or Free software. Because RMS says there is a distinct philosophical
> difference?
>
> --
> Kind Regards
>
> Leon
>
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