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www/philosophy words-to-avoid.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy words-to-avoid.html
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 01:21:25 +0000

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       11/12/27 01:21:25

Modified files:
        philosophy     : words-to-avoid.html 

Log message:
        Explain some of the different meanings of "cloud computing".


Index: words-to-avoid.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html,v
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diff -u -b -r1.135 -r1.136
--- words-to-avoid.html 20 Sep 2011 08:15:47 -0000      1.135
+++ words-to-avoid.html 27 Dec 2011 01:21:20 -0000      1.136
@@ -142,6 +142,23 @@
 developer, he isn't motivated by the same ideals as we are.
+One of the many meanings of "cloud computing" is storing your
+data in online services.  That exposes you to
+Another meaning (which overlaps that but is not the same thing)
+is <a href="/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.html">
+Software as a Service</a>, which denies you control over your computing.
+Another meaning is renting a remote physical server, or virtual server.
+These can be ok under certain circumstances.
 <h4 id="Commercial">&ldquo;Commercial&rdquo;</h4>
 Please don't use &ldquo;commercial&rdquo; as a synonym for
@@ -706,7 +723,7 @@
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-$Date: 2011/09/20 08:15:47 $
+$Date: 2011/12/27 01:21:20 $
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