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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/philosophy compromise.html
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:03:57 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 21/07/22 08:03:57

Modified files:
        philosophy     : compromise.html 

Log message:
        Add breadcrumb; update to boilerplate 1.96; http > https;
        standardize copyright notice & remove irrelevant years;
        add LGPL logo, move GPL logo where it belongs & simplify image style;
        restyle quote as comment; reduce line width for readability.


Index: compromise.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/philosophy/compromise.html,v
retrieving revision 1.46
retrieving revision 1.47
diff -u -b -r1.46 -r1.47
--- compromise.html     27 Oct 2020 08:30:32 -0000      1.46
+++ compromise.html     22 Jul 2021 12:03:57 -0000      1.47
@@ -1,67 +1,39 @@
 <!--#include virtual="/server/header.html" -->
-<!-- Parent-Version: 1.94 -->
+<!-- Parent-Version: 1.96 -->
+<!-- This page is derived from /server/standards/boilerplate.html -->
+<!--#set var="TAGS" value="upholding" -->
+<!--#set var="DISABLE_TOP_ADDENDUM" value="yes" -->
 <title>Avoiding Ruinous Compromises
 - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation</title>
-<style type="text/css" media="print,screen">
- .quote {
-    font-size: 90%;
-    max-width: 30em;
-    padding: .5em 1.5em;
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-    -khtml-border-radius: 1em;
-    -webkit-border-radius: 1em;
-    -opera-border-radius: 1em;
-  }
- .quote.imgright { margin: .3em 1em 1em 1em; }
- .quote {
-    font-style: italic;
-  }
- .quote b {
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-    font-weight: normal;
-  }
- .imgleft {
-    width: 18em;
-    max-width: 100%;
- }
-@media (max-width:50em) {
- .imgleft, .imgright {
-     float: none;
-     display: block;
-     margin: auto;
-  }
- .quote {
-     max-width: none; width: auto;
-     margin: 1em 10%;
-  }  
+<style type="text/css" media="print,screen"><!--
+ .imgleft, .imgright { display: block; height: 4.25em; width: auto; }
+@media (max-width:25em) {
+ .imgleft, .imgright { float: none; margin: 0 auto; }
-@media (min-width:50em) {
-  .quote { max-width: 40%; }
 <!--#include virtual="/philosophy/po/compromise.translist" -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/banner.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/philosophy/ph-breadcrumb.html" -->
+<!--#include virtual="/server/top-addendum.html" -->
+<div class="reduced-width">
 <h2>Avoiding Ruinous Compromises</h2>
 <address class="byline">by Richard Stallman</address>
-<blockquote class="quote imgright"><p>&ldquo;Twenty-five years
+<div class="article">
+<p class="comment">Twenty-five years
 ago <a href="/gnu/initial-announcement.html">on September 27, 1983, I
 announced a plan</a> to create a completely free operating system
-called GNU&mdash;for &lsquo;GNU's Not Unix&rsquo;.  As part of the
+called GNU&mdash;for &ldquo;GNU's Not Unix&rdquo;.  As part of the
 25th anniversary of the GNU system, I have written this article on how
 our community can avoid ruinous compromises.  In addition to avoiding
 such compromises, there are many ways you can <a href="/help/help.html">
 help GNU</a> and free software.  One way is to say no to the use of a 
 nonfree program or an online disservice as often as you can or 
 <a href="/philosophy/saying-no-even-once.html"> 
-even once.</a>&rdquo;&mdash;<b>Richard Stallman</b></p></blockquote>
+even once</a>.<p>
+<hr class="no-display" />
 <p>The free software movement aims for a social
 change: <a href="/philosophy/free-sw.html">to make all software
@@ -71,13 +43,16 @@
 <p>The road to freedom
-is <a 
+is <a 
 a long road</a>.  It will take many steps and many years to reach a
 world in which it is normal for software users to have freedom.  Some
 of these steps are hard, and require sacrifice.  Some of them become 
 easier if we make compromises with people that have different goals.</p>
-<p>Thus, the <a href="http://www.fsf.org/";>Free Software
+<img src="/graphics/gplv3-with-text-136x68.png" alt="&nbsp;[GPL Logo]&nbsp;"
+class="imgright" />
+<p>Thus, the <a href="https://www.fsf.org/";>Free Software
 Foundation</a> makes compromises&mdash;even major ones.  For
 instance, we made compromises in the patent provisions of version 3 of
 the <a href="/licenses/gpl.html">GNU General Public License</a> 
@@ -85,7 +60,8 @@
 GPLv3-covered software and thus bring some patents under the effect of 
 these provisions.  </p>
-<img src="/graphics/gplv3-large.png" alt=" [GPLv3 Logo] " class="imgleft" />
+<img src="/graphics/lgplv3-with-text-154x68.png" alt="&nbsp;[LGPL Logo]&nbsp;"
+class="imgleft" />
 <p><a href="/licenses/lgpl.html">The Lesser GPL</a>'s purpose is a
 compromise: we use it on certain chosen free libraries to permit their
@@ -144,8 +120,10 @@
 <a href="/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html">do not
 advocate open source.</a></p>
+<div class="pict narrow">
 <img src="/graphics/gnulaptop.png"
-     alt=" [Levitating Gnu with a laptop] " class="imgright" />
+     alt=" [Levitating Gnu with a laptop] " />
 <p>To establish a free community fully and lastingly, we need to do
 more than get people to use some free software.  We need to spread the
@@ -207,10 +185,10 @@
 to keep our values straight.</p>
 <p>If you want to move to free software without compromising the goal
-of freedom, look at <a href="http://www.fsf.org/resources";>the FSF's
+of freedom, look at <a href="https://www.fsf.org/resources";>the FSF's
 resources area</a>.  It lists hardware and machine configurations that
 work with free software, <a href="/distros/distros.html"> totally free 
-GNU/Linux distros</a> to install, and <a href="http://directory.fsf.org/";>
+GNU/Linux distros</a> to install, and <a href="https://directory.fsf.org/";>
 thousands of free software packages</a> that work in a 100 percent 
 free software environment.  If you want to help the community stay on 
 the road to freedom, one important way is to publicly uphold citizen 
@@ -222,17 +200,19 @@
 but beware of compromises that lead away from the goal.</p>
 <hr class="column-limit"/>
 For a similar point in a different area of life,
 see <a
 &ldquo;Nudge&rdquo; is not enough</a>.
 </div><!-- for id="content", starts in the include above -->
 <!--#include virtual="/server/footer.html" -->
-<div id="footer">
+<div id="footer" role="contentinfo">
 <div class="unprintable">
 <p>Please send general FSF &amp; GNU inquiries to <a
@@ -250,17 +230,16 @@
         to <a href="mailto:web-translators@gnu.org";>
-        <p>For information on coordinating and submitting translations of
+        <p>For information on coordinating and contributing translations of
         our web pages, see <a
         README</a>. -->
 Please see the <a
 href="/server/standards/README.translations.html">Translations README</a> for
-information on coordinating and submitting translations of this article.</p>
+information on coordinating and contributing translations of this article.</p>
-<p>Copyright &copy; 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 
-<a href="http://www.stallman.org/";>Richard Stallman</a>.</p>
+<p>Copyright &copy; 2008 Richard Stallman</p>
 <p>This page is licensed under a <a rel="license"
@@ -270,7 +249,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2020/10/27 08:30:32 $
+$Date: 2021/07/22 12:03:57 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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