Linux laptops, revisited (can any sleep like my PowerBook does?)

Justin Findlay justin at
Mon Jan 21 17:20:03 MST 2008

On AD 2008 January 21 Monday 04:31:27 PM -0700, Levi Pearson wrote:
> When you talk about the benefits of free software, I'm right with you.
> When you start insisting that those benefits somehow create a set of
> principles that everyone should follow, then I have to wonder where
> the leap in logic came from.  I could derive plenty of 'principles'
> that would make the world a much better place if everyone followed
> them, but that doesn't mean that I should go around insisting that
> people are rude if they don't follow my ideas!

For my part I subscribe to the open culture as much as possible.  I
don't expect anyone else to adhere to my 'principles'.  I can only
explain what they are and why I think they are beneficial.  I hope that
is understandable in explaining why I strongly prefer OSS.


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