"I have come to believe that a license alone is neither a secret to success nor an absolution of sin." Michael Tiemann President of the Open Source Initiative

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Created by werewolf 6 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 23 weeks ago
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6 years 23 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago


Upstanding and Free

What is important to me, an upstanding member of society, is the fact I have freedom to help myself as well as the freedom to live an upstanding life as part of a community. Proprietary software requires users to promise to remain helpless and divided. I value my freedom too much to accept such a promise. I value my friendships too much to accept such a promise. This is why I don't accept this promise and why I reject all proprietary software.

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6 years 23 weeks 2 days 55 min ago


Title FAIL

The title absurdly pits "community" against "licensing" as if they can't co-exist. Why should I bother reading this article?