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Re: Goodbye, Fedora

On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 07:33 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 03:03:50AM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > * Failure to address the problem of proprietary multimedia formats with
> >   any attitude other than blank denial.
> That would be because we believe in Free Software and doing the right thing
> (a practice you appear to have given up on). Maybe it is time the term 
> "open source" also did the decent thing and died out with you.

Who the hell made you the arbiter of what's right and wrong?  You?

I've about had it up to here with this New Slavery crap, this
pseudo-socialist movement in the Linux world being pushed by self styled
self aggrandizing arrogant ivory tower elitists intent on a fascist
enforcement of the licensing policies of THEIR choice dictated from
inside a closed circle-jerk where everybody pats themselves on the back
and laughs about how stupid the "outsiders" are.  The Greg KH's and
Andrew Mortons of the world that are hell bent on telling programmers
how to license their own code at the point of a gun.  It's repugnant,
just about as repugnant as this self-important arrogant post of yours.

> > I'm not expecting Ubuntu to be perfect, but I am now certain it will
> > be enough better to compensate me for the fact that I need to learn
> > a new set of administration tools.
> I'm sure they will be delighted to have you
> Alan

And it's the toy-hat dictators and the toy-hat fascists that are pushing
him out the door.  Socialism was the mother of both fascism and
communism, and it's the same thing that's destroying Fedora, thanks in
part to you.  Welcome to the New Slavery.  It's the same as the Old
> --
>         "That was said by Eric Raymond who belongs to another movement" 
>                         - Richard Stallman

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