Its not the first time we have come across such
I have a bookmark (real ones which we use to mark
pages in small rectangular objects called books)which
"The smallest good deed is better than the grandest
Take a moment to ask yourself,when is last time you
have helped fix some bug's in your GNU software or
written some documentation, helped someone understand
the 'nut & bolts' of operating system and software.
Lets do some good rather than taking part in endless
posts about how to bring about change ...
Real changes comes from our contributions, our actions
speaks for us.
PS:Please ignore if I have " over board " in this
--- Ramanraj K <ramanraj(a)md4.vsnl.net.in> wrote:
Atul Asthana @ home wrote:
I guess, we need to draft a letter which brings
the comparitive advantages of using open source in
the government. We also need to ensure that OSS
becomes part of school and college syllabi.
We can then publish the letter on various lists
let people choose as to what their concerns are.
Hmm.. Again, a deluge of postings advocating `Open
Source' through the
fsf-friends mailing list.
The Open Source Initiative is a tactic to market
principles. Now what? The open source fans are
trying their tricks
here - trying to advocate and dump their contrived
Open Source rhetoric
all over the FSF-India mailing list. Probably the
tacticians should all join together and start the
Open Source Initiative
- India chapter. What a shame that we have to put
ideas into their
heads. Oh, have no fear. Our open source friends
don't really read and
understand what we write here. As usual, we could
expect them to be dumb
about our protests and watch them continue with
their usual tactics to
post unwelcome and inappropriate postings to this
list in a casual and
brazen manner, ignoring the reasons why their `open
source' label is not
fit to describe free software. [visit:
Recently slashdot reported a story `five' years old,
in which Eric
/The real disagreement between OSI and FSF, the real
axis of discord
between those who speak of "open source" and "free
software", is not
over principles. It's over tactics and rhetoric. -
Enough of these tactics. Let us please stick to
plain principles with
Fsf-friends mailing list
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