August 20, 2001

ESR on O'Reilly vs. Free Software Foundation on meaning of 'freedom'

Author: JT Smith

Slashdot readers discuss a commentary from Open Source evangelist Eric S. Raymond. "Tim asserts that the most fundamental software freedom is the freedom to choose any license you want for
the software you write. Kuhn and Stallman reply 'Unstated, but clearly implied, is that one person or
corporation chooses the rules to impose on everyone else.' "


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