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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Suggestions for a coding club that is just sta


From: Kip Warner
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Suggestions for a coding club that is just starting?
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:20:34 -0700

On Fri, 2015-09-18 at 21:11 -0500, J.B. Nicholson-Owens wrote:
> address@hidden wrote:
> > Thanks Mark, yes - we try to get them to look at alternatives to
> > Windoze,
> > but there's no pressure. While J.B.'s comments are great from a
> > purist
> > point of view, the OSS goal is orthogonal to the goal of teaching
> > coding.

Hey Brendan,

You might find this essay from the FSF of interest. I very much
recommend it to you. It will expand on and articulate some of the
points J.B. made.

    https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.en.html

Yours truly,

-- 
Kip Warner -- Senior Software Engineer
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