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Re: [Slightly OT] Re: Ranter or evangelist?



On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 01:46 -0700, Peter Gordon wrote:
> GNU/Linux, indeed most F/OSS on the other hand, has been spread by
> advocacy, passed among friends, et al. We don't have more than 12
> million users because we're defacto. Not by a long shot. We as a
> community have EARNED those 12-point-something million users through
> merit: because we're just that awesome at doing what we do! We *want*
> people to go and improve upon our code. We *want* people to share it
> with others. We *want* people to be productive. We *want* people to
> use their computers, not as dictated by their vendors or software
> companies, but _however_they_see_fit_. 

And those users actively WANT to use Linux.

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