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No software is free

Postby fennel » Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:23 pm

Jaw-dropping:
Austin teacher threatens to sic cops on Linux group because "No software is free" :
http://www.boingboing.net/2008/12/10/au ... threa.html
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Re: No software is free

Postby TheBookPolice » Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:44 pm

This has to be BS. "Tried Linux during college"? C'mon. That's so loaded it's absurd. This is some kind of nerd commentary on another social issue. Some Linux guy's blog is the only source for the story? Shenanigans.
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Re: No software is free

Postby mrak » Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:45 pm

I agree. That line absolutely jumped out at me.

Characterizing Linux as a youthful indiscretion is pretty funny, though.
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Re: No software is free

Postby TheBookPolice » Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:54 pm

I think this is the translation key to the message packed into this "story":

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.c ... 4RAV41.DTL
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