22 Jul 2002 jul   » (Master)

Miod was right I was quite scared not only because I had to talk in english but also I had the feeling it could be perceived quite badly to say that licenses are a necessary condition to do Libre Software but no sufficient.

I had a little chat with Richard who confirmed that I was evil. I really do think that people in free software do great things because

  • they find pleasure in what they do,
  • they use GPL/BSD/... because they can reuse code so that they can focus on what they are interested.

I was told that saying that telling fun and "lazyness" (efficiency I would say to be politically correct) were evil and had nothing to do with Free Software.

Since this day, as I regard every project from the community without any moral judgement, I drop the Free Software/Open Source appelation that divide (stupidly) our community to use the Libre Software appelation: Hey, we head toward the same direction, why would we fight?

TODO:

launch the Free People Project for every buddies that feel like Libre Software is about being "evil" (fun & lazy) should make an announcement on badvogato (2 months)

build the project.libroscope.org page to describe the project behind www.libroscope.org so that everybody can understand how to help. (1 months)

translate french articles in libro.org so that we have content on libro.net (that will be english) (?)

install a SPIP on my P100 so that people can mess it up before using it on libroscope. (?)

be the master of the world, (call me Pitr) (soon)

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