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Unlike a lot of open-source supporters, I don't turn red with anger at the very thought of Novell working with Microsoft. Like it or not, getting Linux and Windows to work better together makes good, hard business sense.

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RMS: « We never listen to them. »

> Like it or not, getting Linux and Windows to work better together
> makes good, hard business sense.

This explains why there is no dynamic linker to Emacs...

RMS: « This is no reason to ogive permission for non-free software. »

RMS: «... A win for non-free software is ipso facto a loss for our campaign to eliminate non-free software. When the non-free software in question is an add-on for a free program, it tends to pervert the liberating nature and message of that free program; that is another kind of loss for us. These are the potential kinds of harm that I am concerned to avert... »

RMS: «... unless we teach them to care about their freedom, it won't be secure. That is why we don't just compete with proprietary software. We fight against it. We tell the public that proprietary software is evil, and our actions reflect our principles.

Many users of free software do not share these basic ideas, and want us to change the policies which follow from these ideas.

We never listen to them. »