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Re: Debian Server Compromise -- A Fire Drill ??

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 04:32:47PM -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
> Good point.  And just because Bill Gates et. al have become hard-nosed
> businessmen, it does not mean they are immoral.

Microsoft played the exact same role in its origins v. IBM as Linux is 
now playing to Microsoft; the upstart, force for freedom.  The PC was a 
freedom revolution against the glass house.

That's one of the things that makes me feel squirelly and uncomfortable 
about open source; you always have to consider "who gains by this and 
what's their motivation".  Any philosophy which cannot account for basic 
facts must have foundational weaknesses.

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