[rescue] Re: Being jobless

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Thu Jul 31 11:59:46 CDT 2003

On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Frank Van Damme wrote:

> On Thursday 31 July 2003 06:17, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> > Just because the GNU toolset is GPL doesn't mean the GNU toolset wouldn't
> > exist without GPL.  Where is that proven?
> Because the system itself was an afterthought. What mattered to rms in the
> eighties was to have a free operating system, not an operating system that
> had a good toolset or compiler that was coincidentally released under a free
> license.

Eh? THe GNU tools an afterthough... whaaaaa... The goal was the OS that is
true, but the toolset being an afterthought is absolutelly ridiculous.

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