Subject: Re: OpenSources "opensourced"
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 18:23:10 +0900 (JST)

>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Bartholomew <bb@wv.com> writes:

    Brian> I know the manifesto said you could charge, but that wasn't
    Brian> consistent with the rest of the language

I disagree.  The Manifesto is a flawed jewel of economic analysis.
It's a shame RMS didn't understand marginal analysis, but he mostly
got the right answers, and where he got them wrong it was only a
matter of degree.  Internal consistency is _not_ a problem with the
Manifesto, and especially not with respect to the libre policy toward
pricing.

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