Re: Intro to GNOME and the FSF

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Wolfgang Sourdeau <> writes:

> > Also, there's no need to talk about GNU/Linux, because
> > GNOME is already up and running in other OS's.
> Gnome is an official part of the GNU Project. Even if it runs on top of
> other operating systems, it is primarily meant to be a free desktop
> environment as a completion to the GNU system (whether running on top of
> Hurd or on Linux).
> While I don't consider other free systems as a problem (FreeBSD, ...) I
> think it is important to talk about the whole GNU system and GNU project
> as much as possible because freedom can only be perceived by users if we
> talk to them about it. And the less familiar the users are with the
> issues of freedom, the most we need to be clear and complete while
> informing them.
> So in my opinion, there is no such a place than the GNOME Project to
> talk to end-users about the freedom provided by the GNU system.
> Wolfgang


I agree 100% with you Wolfgang.

Right now the Open Source movement is getting all the credit, we need
to raise the visibility of the Free Software Movement, specially
within Free Software Projects (such as GNOME).

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