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Re: we we agree with GNU? (was: [seul-edu] New educational section in GNU)

On Tue, 26 Dec 2000, Ray Olszewski wrote:

> >As I say, unfortunate but understandable.  Let's just be sure
> >that we all realize that we're not opponents on anything
> here,
> >but merely have somewhat different ideas on how to reach the
> >endpoint that we all desire.
> Are you certain of this, Doug? I never saw this list as
> reflecting a
> consensus that "free" or "Open Source" solutions were
> invariably superior to
> proprietary ones. 

I regret that I didn't define the endpoint I was talking about
better.  "The endpoint that we all desire" was intended to mean
getting a free (Open Source) operating system in general use in
schools, specifically Linux.  The differing ideas have to do
with what is appropriate software that runs on Linux.

Doug Loss           The art of medicine consists of amusing the
dloss@suscom.net    patient while nature cures the disease.
(570) 326-3987             Voltaire