[ILUG] OS must be free!
John P . Looney
john at antefacto.com
Mon Mar 12 17:07:07 GMT 2001
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 03:50:21PM -0000, Larry Lart mentioned:
> What if ... the hardware will actually suppose to pay for our operating
> system ? I mean after all they suppose to provide us not just a machinery
> but one which is actually working properly ?! And maybe they are the best to
> decide which operating system will mach the best their hardware
> configuration ... and again I think the competition will be much more open
> and then open source projects will have a good support and some management
> and some money as well ..
And, to top that, how about we make car manfacturers pay for petrol - so
you get your car for £100,000 and all the petrol is free!
When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command:
to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. "
-- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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