September 16, 2002

RMS: why Open Source needs Free Software's ideals

"The following is an open letter from Free Software Foundation President Richard Stallman to SecurityFocus' Jon Lasser, in response to his article Lobbying for Insecurity:

I read your article about Microsoft and Security-Enhanced Linux with interest, and saw your advice to the open-source community.

I do not advocate open source, but I wrote a free software license, the GNU General Public License, that is described by some as "open source"."

Link: The Register

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