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Old 09-02-2008, 04:50 PM   #1
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LXer: Actor/author Stephen Fry endorses free software

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has kicked off a month-long celebration of the GNU Project's 25th anniversary with a video in which British actor and comedian Stephen Fry expresses his support for free software. The GNU Project, as most free software community members are aware, is a collection of free software projects whose creation is usually taken as marking the start of the free software movement. Today, GNU software makes up slightly less than 15% of the typical GNU/Linux distribution, according to Matt Lee, a campaigns manager at the FSF.

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Good for Stephen Fry! I knew he is a Mac fan, but didn't realise he's a FOSS fan too. Oddly, he's probably one of the very few media types who actually "gets" computers and takes a delight in using them.
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Yes, agreed. I've just been watching it. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GNU!!
(Any chance of a slice of that cake?)
Just read this bit from The Register:

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