[ILUG-BOM] Fwd: [ilugd] The MS trojan horse in Linux Asia 2007
Thu Feb 1 20:17:42 IST 2007
> A FOSS event should ideally have no criteria for participation. The F
> stands for free=freedom after all.
> >> Conversely, is there any way a Linux company can participate in an
> > >> Microsoft promoting event and talk about the virtues of Linux?
> > >
> > > Let us find out by proposing such a participation at next MS event and
> > > if they refuse try to highlight it in press. Unfortunately most of the
> > > main stream press does not know or care.
> The "care" or "don't care" depends on the writing style as well and
> not just the subject.
Hmm... one interesting thing here is that is M$ going to be allowed to
criticize GNU/Linux, or spread their unique vision of how the world ought to
be(which clearly conflicts every bit of GNU/Linux philosophy) most of the
GNU/Linux crowd would not be very keen on coming to the event.
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