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Re: "Why Debian NetBSD"

On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:

> Apart from that a lot ofthings come from GNU and they they deserve
> credit, there is also another reason. It's spreading the words of
> freedom. The GNU website talks about freedom and why software should be
> free. I don't see this on the big "Linux" websites nor do I see it on
> the *BSD websites (I don't know all those website very well, so
> correct me if I'm wrong).

It all depends on your (or RMS's) personal definition of "freedom".
Definitely BSD websites promote free software -- in fact, they encourage
the use of their code in proprietary, closed-source applications and
devices. (When your force freedom on someone are they free?.)

  Jeremy C. Reed

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