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Re: One word label for someone who rejects proprietary software


From: Andrea Trentini
Subject: Re: One word label for someone who rejects proprietary software
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:34:26 +0100
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On 13/02/2020 20:46, Roberto Beltran via libreplanet-discuss wrote:
>    Hey everyone,
> 
>    It occurred to me that there isn't really a good one-word way of
>    describing someone who rejects proprietary software on ethical grounds.
>    For example there's "vegan" for people who don't consume animal
>    products on ethical grounds. I know there is a derogatory term that
>    exists, and another which is specific to someone who agrees with RMS,
>    but there is no general positive term that we could all use. Even a
>    short phrase seems difficult because you could say "free software
>    advocate" but you can reject proprietary software on ethical grounds
>    without doing any advocacy.
> 
>    I think this would be good so people can self-identify, and it might
>    help bring the idea into common thought.
> 
>    If anyone has any ideas, please share.
> 
>    Kind Regards,
> 
>    Roberto Beltran
> 
>    [1]https://libremiami.org/
> 
> References
> 
>    1. https://libremiami.org/
> 
> 
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|_|0|_| Andrea Trentini - http://atrent.it
|_|_|0| Dipartimento di Informatica
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