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>>78367759
>change of board quality because of usage of text editor i don't like

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>>77066961
Wait, this is what TikTok videos actually look like?

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>>76390947
“Consume” refers to what we do with food: we ingest it, after which the food as such no longer exists. By analogy, we employ the same word for other products whose use uses them up. Applying it to durable goods, such as clothing or appliances, is a stretch. Applying it to published works (programs, recordings on a disk or in a file, books on paper or in a file), whose nature is to last indefinitely and which can be run, played or read any number of times, is stretching the word so far that it snaps. Playing a recording, or running a program, does not consume it.

Those who use “consume” in this context will say they don't mean it literally. What, then, does it mean? It means to regard copies of software and other works from a narrow economistic point of view. “Consume” is associated with the economics of material commodities, such as the fuel or electricity that a car uses up. Gasoline is a commodity, and so is electricity. Commodities are fungible: there is nothing special about a drop of gasoline that your car burns today versus another drop that it burned last week.

What does it mean to think of works of authorship as a commodity, with the assumption that there is nothing special about any one story, article, program, or song? That is the twisted viewpoint of the owner or the accountant of a publishing company. It is no surprise that proprietary software would like you to think of the use of software as a commodity. Their twisted viewpoint comes through clearly in this article, which also refers to publications as “content.”

The narrow thinking associated with the idea that we “consume content” paves the way for laws such as the DMCA that forbid users to break the Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) facilities in digital devices. If users think what they do with these devices is “consume,” they may see such restrictions as natural.

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>implying GC is free

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>>75447589
>nonfree Javascript
>nonfree codecs

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If it were to be 'free as in libre' and as a result open source... how do I ensure I get paid by every person that uses it? Is there a model that works for both sides that doesn't involve trusting people to do the right thing? Every time it's copied/shared/distributed to someone else I would lose out on a potential sale.

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>>71187811
>paradox of tolerance
there is no "paradox" niggerfaggot

an idea is not an action.
physical objects are (rarely) criminalized, and if they are, it is under false premises of inimcus in sui, or inherent vice.

but speech is even less substantial than the passive *is* of physical thing.
no ideas are real - and consequently none of them can be true, false, moral, or immoral.
ideas are "inherently" not even wrong.
map is not territory.
speech does not and can not possibly hurt people, because it does not "exist"

where prohibitions make sense, is in the tangible, measurable physical epiphenomena of the "expression"
a burned flag is a fire hazard and danger to public safety.
extremely loud amplified sound is disrupting the peace, and can shatter glass.
the ideological "content" or "meaning" of the "speech" does not and can not affect the physical expression, and thus it holds no "moral" or criminal dimension.

much like the idea of "truth", "moral" is meaningless and unphysical - but it takes form in the various contracts and agreements we consciously or unconsciously agree to for the sake of reaching our objectives.
morality is best considered a subset of game theory.

you can not "give" people equal "rights"
rights are definitionally innate (like free will), they are not granted by governments.
on the other hand, if something is given, then it cannot possibly be a "right"
"free" heathcare is not "free" in either cost or in freedom.

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I saw Richard Stallman at a grocery store in New York yesterday. I told him how cool it was to meet him in person, but I didn't want to be a douche and bother him and ask him for photos or anything.

He said, “Oh, like you’re doing now?”

I was taken aback, and all I could say was “Huh?” but he kept cutting me off and going “huh? huh? huh?” and closing his hand shut in front of my face. I walked away and continued with my shopping, and I heard him chuckle as I walked off. When I came to pay for my stuff up front I saw him trying to walk out the doors with like fifteen Milky Ways in his hands without paying.

The girl at the counter was very nice about it and professional, and was like “Sir, you need to pay for those first.” At first he kept pretending to be tired and not hear her, but eventually turned back around and brought them to the counter.

When she took one of the bars and started scanning it multiple times, he stopped her and told her to scan them each individually “to prevent any electrical infetterence,” and then turned around and winked at me. I don’t even think that’s a word. After she scanned each bar and put them in a bag and started to say the price, he kept interrupting her by yawning really loudly.

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Not gonna lie this prick would be kinda good looking if he had forehead reduction surgery, lost some weight, trimmed his beard, had a nice haircut, got a cheek reduction surgery and had a deeper voice.

He has a good facial structure

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Brave user here. I like the browser and everything but if you shill retards don't stop sucking it's metaphorical dick me and many other niggas will deadass switch to Internet Explorer 5.

Stop fangirling, you are the equivalent of teenage girls wanting to suck celebrity cock

Good software speaks for itself

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>Want to support FSF for the amazing things they did and still do with a membership
>go into their website
>Asks for credit card
>Credit cards are bloat that tracks us
>Other option is paypal
>Monstrous, centralized, proprietary bloat
>crap.jpg

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"i use linux as my operating system," i state proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. he swivels around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision.
"actually," he says with a grin, "linux is just the kernel. you use GNU+linux."
i don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk, "i use alpine, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. it's linux, but it's not GNU+linux."

the smile quickly drops from the man's face. his body begins convulsing and he foams at the mouth as he drop to the floor with a sickly thud. as he writhes around he screams "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!"
coolly, i reply "if windows was compiled with gcc, would that make it GNU?" i interrupt his response with "and work is being made on the kernel to make it more compiler-agnostic. even if you were correct, you won't be for long."

with a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life is ejected from his body. he lies on the floor, cold and limp. i've womansplained him to death.

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I bet that razor uses non-free software. Be a real man and let your facial hair grow.

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>Senior Technical Evangelist

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>>70050092
>Spending time to create a FOSS implementation of a WIDELY used proprietary OS is the stupidiest [sic] thing on earth.

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>>69928717
>deleted
I guess it hit too close to home, huh?

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>>69719740
Should have just said Steve Jobs then sucked off the recruiter to seal the deal.

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FREE AS IN FREEDOM
FUCK AS AMERICA
When do we punish these jew-conniver bourgeous idiots, internet at large? I'm free Tuesdays.

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>>68994578
The distro was already crap because stallman doesn't recommend using it.

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can we just ban the niggers who keep spamming these threads with amd vs intel garbage? its getting riddiculous.

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>>68585839
Thread immediately derailed by a fucking bait image. I need to stop coming here.

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>>68471361
take that back you son of a Hindu
>>68471317
my man gentoo is the best
>>68471346
don't kid yourself kid

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>there are people out there who haven't yet discovered the unparalleled gloriousness and beauty that is guixsd



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