[clug] Kernels are easy, ls is the hard part!

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Sat Sep 15 01:41:24 GMT 2007

Craig Small wrote on 14/9/07 8:45 PM:

> It saddens me to see principles that I actually hold dear be
> trashed around and I for one are glad you did make an effort to try
> to correct so of it.

I'm sorry if you feel I set out to 'trash' your dearly held
principles.  My apologies if you are upset.
I don't hold RMS in the same high regard that you do and attempted to
rationally set out the reason.

I was unaware that belonging to CLUG required adopting any particular
If I'm mistaken, perhaps you point me at relevant docs.

> He's just doesn't get it, while true, is really an understatement.

Craig & Sam,

This is not a rhetorical question, but one that has concerned me for
quite some time and both of you, as people to self profess to "getting
it" with GNU & RMS, should be able to explain to me:

    Why does GNU continue with Hurd now there is a Free (as in beer &
speech) GPL'd kernel (Linux)?

I eagerly await your exposition on this.


> - Craig

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