An assessment of the problems encountered recently with the GNU mailing list server.
As is so often the case in life, two steps forward requires one step back.
This is a response to an article by John Carroll, addressing his criticisms of the FSF's opposition to Digital Restrictions Management (DRM).
Employers are lucky to have employees ethical enough to care about assigning their code to the Free Software Foundation.
Richard Stallman visits the Yucatan to speak with students at the Universidad del Mayab.
Richard Stallman speaks in Trujillo and Caracas, Venezuela. He finishes off his speaking tour by heading to Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
Richard Stallman participates in the United Nations summit in Tunis after being invited by his friends in the Asia Pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP).
On Oct 19 I began the first trip in many years that wasn't primarily for the sake of my work. Tania asked me to go to Bogota to be with her in her thesis presentation. I was happy that my presence was important to her, so of course I said yes. After various schedule changes, we settled finally on Oct 19 to 28. That would give me a fair amount of time after her presentation, when she would be more relaxed.
Richard Stallman visits Mexico to speak for a free software event that reinforces the need for all research and development to be free. The event, entitled "Festival GNU/Linux y Software Libre", was held at the University of Guadalajara.
Richard Stallman visits the Chinese University of Hong Kong to talk with engineering students on the issue of copyright and community. Visitors from the Hong Kong Linux User Group also attend the speech.