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"Avoiding Ruinous Compromises" by Richard Stallman

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Sep 26, 2008 11:23 AM
Twenty-five years ago on September 27, 1983, I announced a plan to create a completely free operating system called GNU -- for 'GNU is not Unix'.

As part of the 25th anniversary of the GNU system, I have written this article on how our community can avoid ruinous compromises.

In addition to avoiding such compromises, there are many ways you can help GNU and free software. One basic way is to join the Free Software Foundation as an Associate Member.

— Richard Stallman.

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