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Revolution OS

  • You’re never supposed to use an OS. people use programs
  • An OS just helps creating programs
  • Richard Stallman
    • Founder of GNU
    • Creator of the movement of the free software
  • Free Software
    • has copyright
    • has license
    • has an owner
    • not public domain
      • because users could get it, modify it and then use it as proprietary software
      • redistribute with the same license
  • Open Source Definition
    • Free redistribution = liberty
    • Source code available
    • Derived works permitted
    • Integrity of the author’s source code
    • No discrimination against people and groups
    • No discrimination against fields or endeavors
    • Distribution of license
    • License must not be specific to a product
    • License must not contaminate other software
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