[Fsf-friends] where were the 'poster boys'

Sunil Thomas Thonikuzhiyil vu2swx at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 13:31:54 IST 2008

Also for future events there must be a clear policy on sponsors.  If  we
allow one sponsor to bring in a windows laptop ( whether it is SBT or some
other big shot.) , there is no point in objecting novell /Microsoft.


On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 1:22 PM, ம. ஸ்ரீ ராமதாஸ்|Sri Ramadoss M <
amachu at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 12:28 PM, haynes davis <haynesdavis at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The anger in the use of proprietary software fsfs.in is open now. But
> > I am wondering where were the 'poster boys' who were very active in
> > Kochi conference? Why were 'whole sale' dealers of freedom silent? The
> > people who alleged cpim-hijack were busy organising fsfs.in that they
> > could not see any hijack attempt in Trivandrum. Why did these people
> > want to disrupt and ridicule the kochi conference? Now these people
> > dont have any shame in using the power of cpim and government to
> > promote themselves. The credibility of free software movement is in
> > danger due to these people. fsf-i board does not need freedom in the
> > fsf-i. They dont need power. But i accuse the board of using the free
> > software movement for attaining power. And that too at the expense of
> > cpim. Still these people are not ashamed of promoting cpim-hijack
> > theory. The personal greed for power and pejudice of these people are
> > not doing good to the free software movement.
> >
> i am expecting a day when some one starts asking.. hey where are you
> people working? working for a software company that embraces non-free
> software.. that which has patents to its credits..
> how can you give a talk in a free software conference.. you use gmail
> account? a web app thats non-free.. oh no!
> there was a recent rms article on compromise..
> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/compromise.html
> hmm..
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