Netscape 6.1 Beta 1

Tuesday June 12th, 2001

Netscape today released a beta of their upcoming 6.1 release, based on the mozilla 0.9.1 branch. Check out the release notes, or grab the build.

#193 Re: Re: IRC link question

by SmileyBen

Wednesday June 20th, 2001 8:08 PM

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The whole point is that RMS doesn't believe the issue is about what creates good software, etc. (though he does believe free software will produce the best) it's about essential freedoms. He believes we should support free software because it is egalitarian, it supports and empowers people by creating tools that people can use and tap into, not things to which they are slaves. When you realise it is about freedoms, if you agree with this, you see that it isn't that closed source could produce good software that's the issue, it's that that software wouldn't really be a helpful tool in the way RMS envisions it should be