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Re: Practicality of GNU project and libre movement (Sagar Acharya : 2)

From: Roberto Beltran
Subject: Re: Practicality of GNU project and libre movement (Sagar Acharya : 2)
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 19:14:45 +0000

> > Most people on here already know how bad things are, but I don't think it's 
> > black or white win or lose.
> Do we really know how bad things are? Is there a report somewhere
> showing, for example adoption in free software, copyleft license and
> dependency in proprietary software / noncopyleft software in numbers and
> how it has evolved over the time?
> On a side note, do we have success criteria (over achievable stages, not
> just disappearance of proprietary software from the world) that we can
> use to compare and good metrics to measure the progress of the movement?

Good points

> > Either way, you can't control other people or society, what are YOU going 
> > to do. If what you want is money, go get it. If you want to be completely 
> > off the grid, you can move to rural South America or something. If you 
> > really do want everyone to be free, I would say get involved in your 
> > community and take up posts where you are needed there and in the broader 
> > free software community. Complaining and preaching to the choir like this 
> > doesn't accomplish anything.
> I don't know about others, but I find OP's posts as well as some replies
> (e.g. Davis Remmel's) informative and useful. I appreciate the on-topic
> discussions in this thread.

Okay I'm wrong then. Don't mind me.

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