[SATLUG] RMS coming to town?
skolars at cis.sac.accd.edu
Sun Feb 8 14:41:11 CST 2009
Storey Clamp wrote:
> Chris Hudson wrote:
>>> doesn't like to stay in
>>> hotels on these visits.. so he's staying at my place for
>>> the 1-2 nights while
>>> in town for his IEEE/Trinity talk.
>> I'm surprised he's speaking at an IEEE event, I didn't think he liked
>> them...from his web site (stallman.org):
>> Don't publish papers with the IEEE! As the IEEE rejects public-domain
>> papers, let the public reject the IEEE. See
> rms has spent almost 20 years trying to accomplish what Linus did in
> one year. Most of his talks include a rant about how most users of
> our favorite operating system call it Linux instead of "GNU/Linux",
> which deprives him of what he feels is his fair share of credit. I do
> not plan to hang around the Trinity Campus waving a GNU flag in hope
> of getting an autograph.
> I use vi, not Emacs
Well said Storey. I have talked to him at a couple different Usenix
conferences. He was impossible to talk to if I did not preface
everything with GNU. After two times in person and once on the phone I
gave up trying to talk to him. He has done a lot of good stuff but
needs to lighten up a little.
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