Re: [Richard Stallman <firstname.lastname@example.org>] Re: Debian & BSD concerns
Daniel Martin <Daniel.Martin@jhu.edu> writes:
> I wasn't aware that the problem we were trying to solve with a GNU/BSD
> port was one of people using non-free software or binary-only
> drivers. I thought it was just because we're a bunch of geeks who
> want to do something geek-worthy.
Well, originally there was one person who asked about it. Then, when
it became clear that there was no technological advantage, people
started out with these Linux horror stories -- companies "taking over"
with binary-only drivers, RedHat conspiracy theories, etc.
This is simply a response to that.