The Free Software hardliner, the corporation, and the shotgun wedding
Posted by: Anonymous
on January 19, 2008 05:22 PM
[Quote]Free Software wasn't originally meant to be a cult with a membership statistics monkey on its back; the idea was, like, to be Free.[end quote]
It is not a flaw! The freedom also provided freedom not to carry on the ideal.
About plug-ins, my guess is that in vim vs. emacs holy war you took the vim side.
Unix philosophy is great and such, but just because some piece of software doesn't confirm to it doesn't mean it is bad. At least try to prove it. There is software out there, which without plug-ins are nothing, like drupal. The analogy of tool chain - plug-ins are executables, base software is the glue.