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From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy open-source-misses-the-point.html
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 17:48:51 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       13/09/17 17:48:51

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

Log message:
        Show a typical example of discussion of "open source".


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--- open-source-misses-the-point.html   9 Jul 2013 00:15:09 -0000       1.64
+++ open-source-misses-the-point.html   17 Sep 2013 17:48:50 -0000      1.65
@@ -70,9 +70,14 @@
 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 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>
+problem at hand.  Most discussion of &ldquo;open source&rdquo; pays no
+attention to right and wrong, only to popularity and success; here's
+a <a 
+typical example</a>.</p>
+<p>For the free software movement, however, nonfree software is a
+social problem, and the solution is to stop using it and move to free
 <p>&ldquo;Free software.&rdquo; &ldquo;Open source.&rdquo; If it's the same 
 software (<a href="/philosophy/free-open-overlap.html">or nearly so</a>), 
@@ -399,7 +404,7 @@
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-$Date: 2013/07/09 00:15:09 $
+$Date: 2013/09/17 17:48:50 $
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