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It’s almost 8 PM on a Tuesday night, and the lecture hall here at Virginia Tech University is filled nearly to capacity. The students – many of them computer science majors – have come to hear Richard Stallman, the grand forefather of GNU/Linux. The crowd is chatty and seems in a good mood.

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Balzac

6 years 16 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago

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Richard Stallman is "The One".

In the end, Richard Stallman will be recognized for having a greater impact on the world of software than Bill Gates.

The GNU project is more important than Microsoft.

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waleed.saud

6 years 16 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago

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FREE AS IN FREEDOM

In the article the writer mentions that Stallman in meaning of free as in without any money but Stallman in all of his lectures and the FSF site and the GNU site when they say free they mean FREE AS IN FREEDOM.

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aboutblank

6 years 16 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago

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FREE AS IN FREEDOM

Within the article, you'll see that RMS addresses the question, "You once said "the prospect of charging money for software was a crime against humanity.” Do you still believe this?". His response will clear up any doubt about the meaning of the word free.