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Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Ubuntu 9.10 Release Party - 30th October

From: Simon Ward
Subject: Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Ubuntu 9.10 Release Party - 30th October
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 21:35:16 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 09:23:16PM +0100, Simon Ward wrote:
> I don’t subscribe to the line of thought that suggests there are
> missed opportunities for free software from promoting distributions
> that encourage the use of proprietary software when it’s “convenient”.

I’m unsure if there should be a “not” in there.  What I meant, of
course, was that I believe that endorsing proprietary software,
directly or indirectly, does nothing for the free software philosophy,
and actually works against it.

A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a
simple system that works.—John Gall

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