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SubjectI'm being accused of "killing foss", how do I respond?
Dear RMS, a commentator is now accusing me of being the executioner of 
"foss" :

> oh it's you, the schizo who killed foss by trying to defend it and
> thinks he's a lawyer

Later the commentator clarifies :

> You went on a mailing list for some foss project with the intention of
> exposing a patent violation by some
> other project using the code, but instead of talking about that, you
> just ranted for a few days about how much
> you want to fuck little girls.
> Then RMS got labeled a pedophile and eaten up by cancel culture.
> I'm flabbergasted you're honestly too stupid to see the connection.


The issue is copyright, not patent, and there was nothing wrong with
your past statements.

I would think that the fact that the GPL is effectively toothless is
what would "kill free and opensource software" by causing would-be
contributors to now lack faith in the "share and share alike" promise of
the GPL. The FSF won't enforce it's GCC copyrights, nor will the linux
kernel contributors (both regarding GRSecurity linux kernel patches and
GCC plugins (and their no-redistribution attached clauses))

I also wonder about this
> for a few days
invective.
Are days suddenly a euphemism such as is imagined regarding various
creation stories?

How should I respond and set the record straight? And when did "FOSS"
die? I remember when that term was coined, early 2000s, has it now
fallen out of favor? Why is it my fault? I never really liked that term
to begin with: it's a corporate conflation of two specific idea sets: A
gloss. If said term is gone what is the injury?


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