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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/philosophy lest-codeplex-perplex.html
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 08:40:12 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/07/18 08:40:12

Modified files:
        philosophy     : lest-codeplex-perplex.html 

Log message:
        Make links more accessible.


Index: lest-codeplex-perplex.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/lest-codeplex-perplex.html,v
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--- lest-codeplex-perplex.html  18 Jul 2021 09:55:33 -0000      1.17
+++ lest-codeplex-perplex.html  18 Jul 2021 12:40:12 -0000      1.18
@@ -12,7 +12,6 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
 <div class="reduced-width">
 <h2>Lest CodePlex perplex</h2>
 <address class="byline">by Richard Stallman</address>
@@ -36,7 +35,7 @@
 source cites only practical convenience values such as powerful,
 reliable software.
 See <a href="/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html">
+Why Open Source Misses the Point of Free Software</a>
 for more explanation.</p>
 <p>Evidently Microsoft would rather confront the practical competition
@@ -72,7 +71,7 @@
 a widespread public confusion between &ldquo;commercial
 software&rdquo; and &ldquo;proprietary software&rdquo;.  (See
 <a href="/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html">
+Words to Avoid or Use with Care</a>.)</p>
 <p>This confusion is a serious problem because it falsely claims free
 software business to be impossible.  Many software companies already
@@ -92,16 +91,14 @@
 what Microsoft has said it seeks to achieve.</p>
 <p>Sam Ramji, now president of CodePlex, said a few months ago that
-Microsoft (then his employer) wanted to promote development of free
-applications that encourage use of Microsoft Windows
-(<a href="http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3811941";>
+Microsoft (then his employer) wanted to promote development of <a
+free applications that encourage use of Microsoft Windows</a>.
 Perhaps the aim of CodePlex is to suborn free software application
 developers into making Windows their main platform.  Many of the
 projects hosted now on codeplex.com are add-ons for proprietary
-software.  These programs are caught in a trap similar to the former
-Java Trap (see <a href="/philosophy/java-trap.html">
+software.  These programs are caught in a trap similar to <a
+href="/philosophy/java-trap.html">the former Java Trap</a>.</p>
 <p>That would be harmful if it succeeds, because a program that
 doesn't run (or doesn't run well) in the Free World does not
@@ -194,7 +191,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2021/07/18 09:55:33 $
+$Date: 2021/07/18 12:40:12 $
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