RMS: The GNU GPL Is Here to Stay
"There are some who say that a collaborative development model, taking advantage of these freedoms, tends to make software that is technically better. They may be right, and it would be nice if freedom brings such a practical bonus. However, the freedom itself is more important than the bonus, so the Free Software Movement focuses on the freedom."
Read the full interview between Federico Biancuzzi and Richard Stallman at ONLamp.com.