Re: [dwm] Freedom (was: Re: sic ipv6 patch)

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 09:58:00 -0500

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 9:32 AM, Matthias Kirschner <> wrote:
> How should someone know what a tiling window manager is, when he does
> not know what a window manger is?

If he doesn't know what a tiling window manager is, it's unlikely he's
going to "use, study, share and improve" so your argument goes out the
window anyway.

> Or perhaps better go away from the DWM case: How should a user know that
> there is "original Free Software" (like a BSD Kernel) in his router,
> mobile phone, car, digital camera, television, ...???? Or the nice photo
> application on the new TV?? Nobody tells them... they do not know the
> name, they might not even know that there is something like Free
> Software, and they might not know that there is something like Source
> Code. How should they find out that the original software provided them
> the four freedoms???

They obviously don't care. What's your point?

# Kurt H Maier
Received on Tue May 20 2008 - 16:58:03 UTC

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