Re: Very unhappy camper
Italo Vignoli <italo.vignoli <at> gmail.com>
2011-01-01 23:30:26 GMT
On 12/31/2010 11:38 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> I think it would be clearer if the above wonderful statement read:
> TDF is FOR and NOT AGAINST:
> FOR free software,
> FOR the user,
> FOR document freedom,
> FOR open standards, and
> NOT AGAINST proprietary software,
> NOT AGAINST corporations,
> NOT AGAINST document lock in,
> NOT AGAINST closed document formats and standards.
Thanks for making it better. English is my third language (my first
language, of course, is Italian, and my second is French, which I have
studied at school) as I have started studying it when I was 18. Now my
English is better than my French, because I practice it more, but my
English will always be far from adequate.
>> We will win being positive, they will lose being negative.
> What a great thought for the new year.
This is what we have done in Italy. We have never expressed a negative
thought on our competitors, and this has made us popular. We have used a
lot of irony, and this has made us even more popular.
We are the white knight of free software, they are the dark angels of