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Re: A new practical problem with invariant sections?

On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 04:17:11PM -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
> >dict is both free AND convenient!
> >
> >      n 1: the state of being suitable or opportune; "chairs arranged
> >           for his own convenience"
> Why would one desire freedom for something except that it is more suitable 
> or opportune than not being free?

Yes, convenience is an *effect* of certain types of freedom.  As a mental
exercise, try to imagine a scenario where the existence of a particular piece
of free software would be very *inconvenient* for you.

> Lets face it, the only reason that free software is desrireable is because 
> that freedom makes certain things
> easier, or more convienient?

No, it's desirable because it's free.  Convenience is subjective.  Freedom is


Adam McKenna  <adam@debian.org>  <adam@flounder.net>

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