GNU License for Hardware

Russell Nelson nelson at
Tue Oct 12 16:20:15 UTC 1999

Brian J. Fox writes:
 >    From: Russell Nelson <nelson at>
 >    Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 01:35:12 -0400 (EDT)
 >    Marketing is an all-important skill for a free software business.  It
 >    seems not to be necessary in order to run a successful foundation.
 > Ouch!  Is this bare-knouckle fighting day?

Well, but the FSF *is* successful, and has been so for the better part
of twenty years.  rms is *not* running a competitive business, and I
think that's the way he likes it.

-russ nelson <nelson at>
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