[Fsf-friends] Statement of FSF India board on recent incidents

vijay reddy sunkara.vijay at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 18:00:23 IST 2008


The answer given by FSF India on the question "Is FSF planning to start
local chapters in every state?" is shocking.
Why is FSF India trying to divide the existing commitee with this sort of
approach.What they should be ideally doing is to encourage setting up of
local chapters and strengthening the movement. But with this sort of stand
and approach they are in fact killing the movement, killing the enthu among
the people who are a part of the movement. Stating that " FSF India is not a
mass organisation" is itself in contradiction to what the founder of Free
Software Movement, Mr. Richard's speaks, that of majority of people using
and evangelising free software.

It would be better if the people who frame these should be in sync with what
the majority of the community thinks rather than act in an aristocratic

Vijay Chandra
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