[PLUG] FOSS Activity and Non-Technical People

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 18:24:47 IST 2010


--- On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 6:02 PM, Vinayak Kulkarni
<kulkarnivd2007 at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
| I told them regarding other Free and Open Source Alternative

They are not alternatives.

The very basic principle, ideology, and philosophy of source code that
we so truly believe in is the most important thing. Whatever the other
software does or does not do is immaterial when it is closed source.
There is no room for comparison at all!

But, when you say it is alternative, people will start to compare, and
fail in understanding the fundamental reason as to why Free Software
exists in the first place.

The four freedoms are very important:



Shakthi Kannan

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