Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on April 28, 2003 12:33 PM
That's precisely why I can't stand RMS. Companies donate time and money working on GPL software (and GNU software), yet they get no respect from RMS. What have they done to offend him, other than try to make some money? Afterall, the rest of us don't want to live off the government (note: Welfare), so we need to make money somehow, and if selling software, that, by the way, from IBM is some of the BEST software I've seen to date (blows GNU software out of the water in every way), then I'll sell software that I write. IBM is one of the most important companies in existence right now, for 2 major reasons: 1) They're one of the few companies who actually cares about advancing the quality of software in general. Not just their software, not just proprietary software, and not just open source software..ALL software. 2) They're the 1 company with enough resources take out microsoft with little effort. All they need is time.