Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on January 26, 2007 01:28 AM
It is not a sensible idea to base a product on philosophy that is attached to it. People will want to use it without philosophy. Majority of people live their whole lives without or with very little philosophy. In general, people are driven by interests, not by philosophy.
There is a question that nobody have ever answered me: is GNU softtware for the faithfull only, or for everybody ?
If the license are violated, why does FSF not go after violators with legal action, as it has done before ? Or FSF is acting like Microsoft here ? Bill Gates said about illegal copies of Microsoft software in China : "If they steal, make sure that they steal from us".