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From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy who-does-that-server-really-serv...
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 03:56:23 +0000

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       10/03/24 03:56:23

Modified files:
        philosophy     : who-does-that-server-really-serve.html 

Log message:
        Clarify the thin client point.

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.8&r2=1.9

Patches:
Index: who-does-that-server-really-serve.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.html,v
retrieving revision 1.8
retrieving revision 1.9
diff -u -b -r1.8 -r1.9
--- who-does-that-server-really-serve.html      23 Mar 2010 00:10:07 -0000      
1.8
+++ who-does-that-server-really-serve.html      24 Mar 2010 03:56:20 -0000      
1.9
@@ -84,7 +84,7 @@
 reader (whose name suggests it's intended to burn people's books) has
 an Orwellian back door that Amazon used in 2009
 to <a 
href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/18/technology/companies/18amazon.html";
->remotely delete</a> many Kindle copies of Orwell's books 1984 and
+>remotely delete</a> many Kindle copies of Orwell's books <cite>1984< and
 Animal Farm which people had purchased from Amazon.</p>
 
 <p>SaaS inherently gives the server operator the power to change the
@@ -262,7 +262,8 @@
 <p>In the meantime, if a company invites you to use its server to do
 your own computing tasks, don't yield; don't use SaaS.  Don't buy or
 install &ldquo;thin clients&rdquo;, which are simply computers so weak
-they make you do the real work on someone else's server.  Use a real
+they make you do the real work on a server, unless you're
+going to use them with <em>your</em> server.  Use a real
 computer and keep your data there.  Do your work with your own copy of
 a free program, for your freedom's sake.</p>
 
@@ -293,7 +294,7 @@
 
 <p>Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2010/03/23 00:10:07 $
+$Date: 2010/03/24 03:56:20 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>




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