25 Oct 2000 8bit   » (Journeyer)

After careful consideration, I've decided to learn Gtk--. I figured that if I used a work around I'd only have to make another one for other things, so Gtk-- will clean that up (hopefully.)

There's this OneVote thing at school. Channel-One (a stupid morning news program that they play during homeroom,) wants all the highschool students to vote for president, governer and district rep. They're doing this to get us interested in politics. Bah! They didn't even have a write in box (votes done via web, yep their server crashed after all the schools had their students do it at the same time :)! I want to vote for McCain (you heard me,) but no. They had the independent part buy and the Green party (the heck? green?), but NO write in. Ohh well, I voted for Bush if you had to know. I know he badmouthed the net, but so does every other politician. Bush was just being flat out honest on his position.

Okay enough politics. Another thing is I finally got gNapster and tried it out. I must say its impressive, this whole p2p thing I mean. My philosophy on it is this. Abstract things should be 100% free. Information, knowledge, books, music, photography and other visual arts, movies, etc. That doesn't mean source code mind you. They can keep their code so long as its freeware. (but idealy everything should be public domain.) Pretty much anything that can be expressed in 1s and 0s is free. Of course we get into more complicated matters such as authers rights, but pretty much things are copywritten, so don't plagurize, and if the author wants money he can publish his work on hardcopy. Hardcopy isn't abstract, so that's gonna cost. Just thought I'd put my 2 cents on this issue.

Now if y'all excuse me, I have some Jimi to download.

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