Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Sun Jul 20 08:35:39 UTC 2008

On Jul 20, 2008, Thomas Cameron <thomas.cameron at camerontech.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 11:03 -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:

>> # fsck US Patent law
>> fsck 1.40.8 (13-Mar-2008)

> That's got to be the dumbest thing I've heard you say yet.  It is the
> height of "head in the sand" syndrome.

> To just blithely say "screw the law of the land where the company which
> arguably does more for Free/Open Source Software is based" is just,
> well, childish.

Hey, hey, easy!  Isn't 'fsck' the program used to fix major problems
that sometimes show up? :-)

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