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Re: [vox] The source is the thing



He's an advocate and critic.
http://www.infoworld.com/articles/op/xml/00/02/21/000221oppetreley.xml
He maintains a linux*****.com website somewhere, I saw it today and then promptly bookmarked it.  'Course, that was at work.

He will not hesitate to point out the weaknesses of Linux though.

-sp

ps - Where the hell is the volume control in Mandrake w/KDE?





On Fri, 30 November 2001, Joel Baumert wrote:

> 
> I doubt that Linux would be outlawed, but one possible attack
> is to change the copyright laws to invalidate viral licenses
> which could have the effect of dropping Linux source to a BSD
> type license or reverting the copyright back to the originators.
> 
> Joel
> 
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 04:12:47PM -0800, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> > It is an inspiring piece! I disagree on one point he makes. He says 
> > there is no "doomsday senerio" for Linux. We could very well have a 
> > doomsday senerio if special interests and national security advocates 
> > get their way. Linux could be outlawed so to speak, at least in the US.
> > 
> > Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > 
> > > begin: Donald Dunn <VNDDUNN@lottery.state.ca.us> quote
> > > 
> > >>http://www.computerworld.com/cwi/story/0,1199,NAV47-71-366-1718_STO65754,00.html
> > >>
> > >>Sounds real to me.
> > >>
> > >>Don Dunn
> > >>
> > >  
> > > i'm still trying to figure out if this guy is an open source / linux
> > > advocate.
> > > 
> > > j/k.   it was a very inspiring piece!!
> > > 
> > > pete
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > R. Douglas Barbieri
> > doug@dooglio.net
> > www.dooglio.net
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox mailing list
> > vox@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
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