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www/philosophy pragmatic.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy pragmatic.html
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:39:04 +0000

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       09/10/27 11:39:04

Modified files:
        philosophy     : pragmatic.html 

Log message:
        Correction in definition of "idealism".
        Add link on "copyleft".


Index: pragmatic.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/pragmatic.html,v
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--- pragmatic.html      18 Oct 2009 07:35:29 -0000      1.32
+++ pragmatic.html      27 Oct 2009 11:38:59 -0000      1.33
@@ -13,8 +13,8 @@
 Every decision a person makes stems from the person's values and
 goals.  People can have many different goals and values; fame, profit,
 love, survival, fun, and freedom, are just some of the goals that a
-good person might have.  When the goal is to help others as well as
-oneself, we call that idealism.</p>
+good person might have.  When the goal is a matter of principle, we
+call that idealism.</p>
 My work on free software is motivated by an idealistic goal: spreading
@@ -24,7 +24,8 @@
 and thus make our society better.</p>
 That's the basic reason why the GNU General Public License is written
-the way it is&mdash;as a copyleft.  All code added to a GPL-covered program
+the way it is&mdash;as a <a href="/copyleft"> copyleft</a>.
+All code added to a GPL-covered program
 must be free software, even if it is put in a separate file.  I make
 my code available for use in free software, and not for use in
 proprietary software, in order to encourage other people who write
@@ -186,7 +187,7 @@
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2009/10/18 07:35:29 $
+$Date: 2009/10/27 11:38:59 $
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