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____/ Steve Carroll on Thursday 13 Oct 2011 18:33 : \____
> On Oct 13, 11:26 am, Ender2070 <blo...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 10/13/2011 1:20 PM, Steve Carroll wrote:
>> > On Oct 13, 6:57 am, Ender2070<blo...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> On 10/13/2011 6:46 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> >> Are you done bashing a dead capitalist?
>> > A few posters have been plastering anti-Stallman posts over this
>> > newsgroup for quite awhile now, as if RMS is the end all-be all; maybe
>> > Roy decided showing the "face" of Apple is a good way of getting them
>> > to stop. Turnabout is fairplay, right?
>> If steve jobs was alive it might be fair play.
> So, in your mind, if someone dies you can't voice what you believe
> about them? Your answer appears to be 'yes'.
> Don't get confused here, I don't agree with what Stallman said about
> Jobs or computing and freedom, etc., I'm merely asking you the
> question I am asking above. While it may be socially unacceptable to
> engage in this manner so soon after a death, I don't disagree with
> people having their say at any point in time ( I do feel it's
> disrespectful, though). If your answer to the question is 'yes' then I
> respectfully disagree with your stance on turnabout as being based on
> a person being alive or not.
When someone dies and people in the media lie about him (partly played
up by a PR campaign), there is reason to intervene. Steve is not
an ordinary person, he is a _public figure_. Not the same rules apply.
~~ Best of wishes
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