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A long-time developer of GCC, the compiler created by the GNU Project and used in Linux distributions, has issued a call for the removal of Free Software Founder Richard Stallman from the GCC steering committee.

Published in Open Source

A group of supporters of Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman has hit back at those calling for his ouster from the FSF, by putting up their own open letter calling for him to stay on in his current position.

Published in Open Source

If Richard Stallman placed the interests of free software foremost, and his own personal issues second, then he would step down from the board position that he assumed last week, during the annual LibrePlanet conference organised by the Free Software Foundation.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 27 September 2018 09:41

Linux code contributions cannot be rescinded: Stallman

Linux developers who contribute code to the kernel cannot rescind those contributions, according to the software programmer who devised the GNU General Public Licence version 2.0, the licence under which the kernel is released.

Published in Open Source

Richard Matthew Stallman is a stubborn man. And it is this trait of his above all else that has spawned the wonderful world of free and open source software, a world that was barely hinted at when he wrote the first document about his intentions.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 18:26

'Open core' works for us: Jaspersoft chief

Jaspersoft, maker of the world's most widely used business intelligence software, is moving to expand its business relationships in Australia as it tries to consolidate its position ahead of the competition.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:09

RMS to speak in Melbourne

Free Software Foundation founder Richard M. Stallman will be visiting Melbourne next week and is scheduled to give two talks at educational institutions.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 15 July 2010 10:37

FSF developing social networking software

Creators of free and open source software are often criticised for not bothering to make equivalents of proprietary software and web applications to attract users over.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 21 June 2010 14:26

The FSF is needed now - more than ever

When would one expect an organisation like the Free Software Foundation to be really relevant to the world of computing at large - when there is a limited threat to freedom in computing or when the threat is increasing exponentially?

Published in Open Sauce
Saturday, 12 December 2009 02:26

GNOME dev proposes vote on split from GNU Project

A senior member of the GNOME Desktop Project has proposed that the project hold a vote on whether it should remain a part of the GNU Project.

Published in Open Sauce
When you think of world peace, besides the obvious response by Miss Universe contestants, worthy Laureates come to mind such as Kofi Annan, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Desmond Tutu, Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr. Some sectors of the Internet would like to see Linus Torvalds added to the list.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Monday, 16 November 2009 16:02

RMS to change routine after sexism fuss

The head of the Free Software Foundation, Richard Stallman, says he will change the routine he goes through when speaking at conferences in order to avoid people misunderstanding what he means to convey.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 21 July 2009 07:04

Why are people attacking RMS?

When the two main desktop projects catering to free and open source software - KDE and GNOME - held their annual desktop summit at the same place for the first time, they probably expected nothing but messages of peace and harmony to emanate.

Published in Open Sauce

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