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Re: gnash vs. flash

On 2010-03-21 10:00, John Hasler wrote:
Dotan writes:
Extreme devotion to the principals of FOSS...

Debian is not extreme.  "IP" law is.

...and the willingness to sacrifice usability (confuse users with
application naming, for one) to achieve that goal.

The Firefox naming thing is entirely due to Mozilla's zealotry about
their trademark.

Could they be a bit sensitive, remembering the Debian ssl "patch"? Or was that in the wrong time span?

Go hang around the FSF for a while if you want to see some _real_

There is a quote, which I can't find now, which approximately says, "Excess in defense of liberty is not excess." Said by a Republican, definitely not a fellow traveler of RMS.

Obsession with "preserving cultural heritage" is a racist impediment
to moral, physical and intellectual progress.

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