October 6, 2009

Stallman vs the CodePlex Foundation and Miguel de Icaza

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October 6, 2009, 12:57 am

In a posting on his FSF blog, Richard Stallman has attacked Microsoft's creation of the CodePlex Foundation and dubbed Miguel de Icaza an "apologist" for Microsoft. De Icaza has responded in his own blog comparing Stallman's language to that of George W Bush, and defending the foundation as "great way of helping steer Microsoft in the right direction".

Stallman's objections to the CodePlex Foundation are based around his criticism of the open source movement which he says "doesn't teach developers to defend their freedoms" and that "if they don't understand the importance of this freedom, developers may succumb to Microsoft's ploys"...

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