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www/philosophy open-source-misses-the-point.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy open-source-misses-the-point.html
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:43:34 +0000

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       09/10/15 12:43:34

Modified files:
        philosophy     : open-source-misses-the-point.html 

Log message:
        Minor clarification; change in quotes.


Index: open-source-misses-the-point.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html,v
retrieving revision 1.30
retrieving revision 1.31
diff -u -b -r1.30 -r1.31
--- open-source-misses-the-point.html   27 Sep 2009 08:29:48 -0000      1.30
+++ open-source-misses-the-point.html   15 Oct 2009 12:43:00 -0000      1.31
@@ -66,9 +66,10 @@
 because only free software respects the users' freedom.  By contrast,
 the philosophy of open source considers issues in terms of how to make
 software &ldquo;better&rdquo;&mdash;in a practical sense only.  It
-says that nonfree software is a suboptimal solution to a practical
-problem.  For the free software movement, however, nonfree software
-is a social problem, and moving to free software is the solution.</p>
+says that nonfree software is an inferior solution to the practical
+problem at hand.  For the free software movement, however, nonfree
+software is a social problem, and the solution is to stop using it and
+move to free software.</p>
 <p>&ldquo;Free software.&rdquo; &ldquo;Open source.&rdquo; If it's the same 
software, does it
 matter which name you use?  Yes, because different words convey
@@ -83,8 +84,8 @@
 we want people to know we stand for freedom, so we do not accept being
 mislabeled as open source supporters.</p>
-<h3>Common Misunderstandings of &lsquo;Free Software&rsquo; and
-&lsquo;Open Source&rsquo;</h3>
+<h3>Common Misunderstandings of &ldquo;Free Software&rdquo; and
+&ldquo;Open Source&rdquo;</h3>
 <p>The term &ldquo;free software&rdquo; is prone to misinterpretation:
 an unintended meaning, &ldquo;software you can get
@@ -344,7 +345,7 @@
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-$Date: 2009/09/27 08:29:48 $
+$Date: 2009/10/15 12:43:00 $
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