Jesus i've written a fucking essay length shit about this RMS situation. This man dedicated his LIFE to free software. I'm so fucking angry. I hope for the sake of us all that the FSF et all does not become a corporatized, "user friendly", but most of all I hope that the FSF stays comitted to its IDEALS, nothing else is more important that that


@netscaler Agreed. I hate to think how this could have a ripple effect for years to come. The GPL, GCC, emacs, etc... All from the mind of this eccentric genius. Things that have shaped the internet, and consequently, the world as we know it. Definitely going to be impossible to replace. I really think he was just engaging in a semantic debate about the nature of the law and wouldn't intentionally harm anyone.

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