Friday, June 18, 2010

The Party of Gno | Linux Magazine

Great article pointing out some of the issues with the FSF's negative add campaigns that try to convince users to no use proprietary software. I think Joe Brockmeier has nailed it.

If something doesn’t work, try something else. That’s a lesson that the FSF needs to embrace, if it wants to succeed with a mainstream audience. Being the Party of Gno, and trying to tell users to just avoid Windows, Cloud Computing, iPads, and proprietary software isn’t cutting it. It’s time to come up with credible alternatives or be satisfied with remaining irrelevant to the majority of users.

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