Subject: Re: Free Software Conference in Washington
From: David Fetter <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 18:08:12 -0700

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 09:50:22AM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> >>>>> "tony" == tony stanco <> writes:

>     tony> I said that it's necessary to pay developers to get
>     tony> proprietary developers to switch sides, since they are
>     tony> obviously interested in money not ethics; otherwise they
>     tony> would have switched already.

> Is it really necessary to make such unattractive statements?

> It is possible to be interested in both money and ethics.  Go look
> up what Adam Smith was a professor of.

It would also help a lot of people to read what Adam Smith actually
wrote.  He was not the kind of guy republibertarians would have wanted

David Fetter
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