RE: It's IBM dummy

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From: Lucas Gonze (
Date: Tue May 08 2001 - 09:29:19 PDT

RMS' statement about morality hasn't gone away because it is important and
useful. It's wrong. It's right. I have no idea if it's wrong or right.
Either way, it is a big idea.

RMS' reminds me of Jefferson. Completely impractical, hopelessly high minded, a
guy willing to commit to a radical stand, an elitist with a radically democratic

Maybe it is a jihad, Tom. So what -- nothing wrong with believing in something.

> --]Why do people talk about OS like it's a political party? Or any type
> --]of group organized enough that one subgroup can represent another?
> --]OS is a tool.
> OS is not simply a mater of code people, wake up and realize that
> we are all soliders in the great and glorious JIHAD for the glory and
> victory of good over evil, of right thinking over foolish wasterfullness,
> of the one true way versus the false prophets.

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