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Miguel de Icaza “is Basically a Traitor to the Free Software Community,” Says Richard Stallman

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Strong words from the revered founder of the Free Software Foundation and more Microsoft/Mono news

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The Stallman Paradox

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Until society can resolve what I will call for the first time the “Stallman Paradox”, where learning and access enabling technologies, such as for example digital books, conversely disables the freedom to read and hence more than negates the actual benefits of said access, the rush to embrace all digital libraries and textbooks is a rush to a new dark ages.

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Microsoft Shoots Down Stallman’s Public Speech in Argentina — Claim

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Microsoft's deal with UTN (Universidad Tecnologica Nacional) allegedly behind the cancellation of Richard Stallman's anticipated talk in Argentina

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Richard Stallman on “Open Source” (as Ogg)

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An Ogg version of an informative video

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Why are people attacking RMS?

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When the two main desktop projects catering to free and open source software - KDE and GNOME - held their annual desktop summit at the same place for the first time, they probably expected nothing but messages of peace and harmony to emanate. Instead...

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GPL and Stallman FUD Now Arriving from the Freedom-apathetic or Freedom-hostile

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Microsoft, Novell and Apple fanfare proves challenging to GNU/FSF; the OSI may also face a new hurdle

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Is Mono’s Latest Strategy to Vilify Richard Stallman?

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"Move over, Richard, we'll take it from here" - that's the sort of message embraced by parts of the Mono community

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Mono Discussion: Stallman Warns, Ubuntu Dismissive

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The introduction of Mono into Linux and the open source environment begs risking patent claims from Microsoft. Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman sees it that way. The Technical board at Ubuntu, on the other hand, doesn't consider it any reason to be disturbed.

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Microsoft Confirms Mono is Not Safe, Stallman Agrees

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Thank you, Microsoft. No, really. Thank you. Ignore the spin from Mono/Novell blogs and think what Microsoft has just formally acknowledged, even implicitly. To reuse a belated response sent to some journalists (it was hard to reply while absent), the gist goes like this...

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Mono: Microsoft community promise inadequate, says RMS

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Microsoft's bid to dispel the patent fears surrounding the open source .NET clone, Mono, has met with little enthusiasm from free software advocates.

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Mono developer uses f-word to abuse RMS

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Novell vice-president Miguel de Icaza's Mono project has the ability to attract the right kind of developer to its ranks.

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Debian - Mono is not in our default installation

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In response to the open letter written by free software guru Richard Stallman about the Mono problem, Alexander Schmehl, Debian developer and spokesperson for the GNU/Linux distribution has pointed out that Debian has no plans to include the controversial programming environment in the default GNOME installation.

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Why free software shouldn't depend on Mono or C#

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by Richard M. Stallman
Debian's decision to include Mono in the default installation, for the sake of Tomboy which is an application written in C#, leads the community in a risky direction. It is dangerous to depend on C#, so we need to discourage its use.

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15 Mythical and Humorous Facts About Richard Stallman

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You may have read our collection of mythical and humorous facts about Linus Torvalds. This time around, we will give tribute to another living legend by the name of Richard M. Stallman. Since this free software evangelist has tons of loyal fans, it didn't take long for me to gather some of the whimsical facts that are being said about him. Here are some of my favorites...

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Is Jupiter Broadcasting’s Linux Action Show Anti-GNU/Linux?

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THIS subject is not exactly new, but it is something that we never wrote about before. Vicious attacks on Richard Stallman have already come* from the "Linux" [sic] Action Show (Jupiter Broadcasting), so it is clear that the mentality over there is a little different from some.

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