Re: forwarded message from Jeff Licquia
On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 03:45:23PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> Thanks for this insight into the LaTeX community's notion of "freedom";
> I was honestly unaware of this perspective.
I am not "the LaTeX community".
I am just a LaTeX user.
Incidentally, the only thing I said about freedom
was that from my perspective TeX seems just as "free" as Linux.
That doesn't seem an earth-shaking pronouncement to me.
> Also note that there are many
> contributors to the Linux kernel aside from Linus Torvalds
But they are all vetted by Torvalds.
There are also several contributors to the LaTeX "kernel" --
not so many, certainly, but that is because LaTeX
is a much narrower project.
(It doesn't have to have a new module
every time some tinpot company brings out a new USB device.)
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