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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>