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Old 04-15-2003, 02:42 PM   #16
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Old 04-15-2003, 05:38 PM   #17
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Originally posted by rshaw
good points, in all truth, i posted the "crazy dick stallman' crack just to see to what extent people would go to defend him and his somewhat(depends on who you talk to) views. sorry to jerk your chains people, the 'ethical' question hasn't popped up for a while(unless i missed it) and i thought i could get peoples juices flowing.

that's understandable - I do the same thing.
Old 04-15-2003, 06:22 PM   #18
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Back to the original quiestion....

I really don't think "Ethical Backing" enters into it. Debian and Gentoo are two different (though oddly complimenting) ways of distributing software.

This as I write the post using Gentoo installed on my Sony Viao across a wireless link using bleeding edge drivers that make Debian "Unstable" look like "Potato".

Mooooo Moooooo (Flushing toilet) looook a swirly......


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