I have nothing against him. He is one of my heroes.
I b'lieve many people consider him unrealistic and rabid and stubborn. I think
the validity of the first accusation depends on what one thinks in general about
the value of a desire to improve the world. I'd say "rabid and stubborn" are
common characteristics of great innovators - how can you MOVE the "great
indifferent machine" WITHOUT being rabid and stubborn?
On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Paul Johnson
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> > > particularly given that it's rms's pet
> > > project
> > Hmmm. That alone would be a reason to walk wide of it. Besides,
> > (not (like (Lisp) (me))).
> What do folks have against RMS? I like his goal of a free world, and
> respect the fact he's got the balls to act on it.
> As for it being RMS's pet project, better uninstall everything GNU you
> have then...
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