It'd be interesting to hear the discussions that comes out of this: https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/why-freeing-windows-7-opens-doors
I would call this action of the FSF's quixotic, but I still think it was worth me signing.
@alcinnz It won't happen because it doesn't help MS make profit, but I don't think that matters.
I like the stoic approach to decision making. Our only concern is to determine what the wise and virtuous course of action is. The outcomes are out of our control and hence irrelevant to our decision making.
I.e. we do the right thing because it's the right thing, not because of guaranteed outcomes.
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