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In the News (Mon 22 Jul 19)

  
  Open and Shut?: Interview with Richard Stallman
In the 1970s, Stallman was a legendary hacker at MIT's AI Lab.
Richard Stallman was born in Manhattan, NY, in 1953.
In recent years, Stallman has also become a very effective campaigner against corporate and government attempts to allow software to be patented, and he is an energetic and constant critic of digital rights management, which he prefers to call "digital restrictions management".
poynder.blogspot.com /2006/03/interview-with-richard-stallman.html   (3008 words)

  
  Richard Stallman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richard Matthew Stallman (frequently abbreviated to RMS) (born March 16, 1953) is the founder of the free software movement, the GNU Project, and the Free Software Foundation.
Stallman was simultaneously a volunteer Laboratory Assistant in the biology department at Rockefeller University.
While Stallman did not participate in the counterculture of the 60s, he found inspiring its rejection of wealth as the main goal of life, and this may have played a role in his actions at this time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Richard_Stallman   (3196 words)

  
 Richard Stallman Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard Matthew Stallman (RMS; born March 16, 1953) is a central figure of the free software movement, founder of the GNU project and the Free Software Foundation.
Stallman was born on March 16, 1953 in Manhattan to Alice Lippman and Daniel Stallman.
Additionally, Stallman has been accused of forcing the XEmacs fork of the EMACS project due to his requirement that nearly all copyright in GNU Emacs be signed over to the FSF.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/richard_stallman.html   (1069 words)

  
 Richard Stallman
The last of the true hackers, Richard Matthew Stallman was born in New York City in 1953.
Stallman resigned from the MIT AI Lab to start GNU, so that MIT would not be able to claim the copyright on the GNU software, but the university was kind enough to let him use their computers.
However, Stallman does not support the open source movement because it because it does not support the philosophical foundations of the free software movement.
www.livinginternet.com /i/ia_hackers_stallman.htm   (585 words)

  
 Richard M Stallman - DocDroppers
Stallman pioneered the concept of copyleft and is the main author of several copyleft licenses including the GNU General Public License, the most widely used free software license.
Stallman was born to Jewish parents Alice Lippman and Daniel Stallman in 1953 in New York City, New York. Hired by the IBM New York Scientific Center, Stallman spent the summer after his high-school graduation writing his first program, a preprocessor for the PL/I programming language on the IBM 360.
Stallman repeatedly asks that the term "GNU/Linux", which he pronounces "GNU Slash Linux", be used to refer to the operating system created by combining the GNU system and the Linux kernel.
www.docdroppers.org /wiki/index.php?title=Richard_Stallman   (3138 words)

  
 Richard Stallman - Wikinfo
Richard Matthew Stallman (RMS; born March 16, 1953) is a central figure of the free software movement, founder of the GNU project and the Free Software Foundation.
Stallman was born on March 16, 1953 in Manhattan to Alice Lippman and Daniel Stallman.
In 1971, as a freshman at Harvard University, Stallman became a hacker at the MIT AI Laboratory.
www.wikinfo.org /index.php/Richard_Stallman   (759 words)

  
 Defending Richard Stallman
Richard was alone in the wilderness for many, many years and is still not properly credited for the enormous contribution he has made to us all.
Richard is perhaps most famous for the development of Emacs.
Stallman (rms as he is normally referred to, maybe Richard Stallman is his slave name or something(I'm joking)) was working out some of the finer points of programming when his critics were still peeing in their pants.
www.truebob.com /stallman.php   (1752 words)

  
 Richard Stallman - Wikipedia
Nella prima edizione del dizionario dell'Hacker scrisse: Richard Stallman è solo il mio nome mondano; tu puoi chiamarmi 'rms'.
In seguito, Stallman si iscrisse da laureato in fisica al MIT, ma abbandonĂ² i suoi studi universitari rimanendo un programmatore al laboratorio di intelligenza artificiale del MIT.
Stallman durante il suo intervento a Wikimania 2005 (Francoforte sul Meno)
it.wikipedia.org /wiki/Richard_Stallman   (1103 words)

  
 Protest against ATI nearly led to the arrest of RMS - Free Software Foundation
When Richard Stallman learned that a compiler architect from ATI would be speaking at MIT, he immediately started organizing a protest against ATI's damaging free software policies.
Richard was pleased with the sign, even though only a few supporters were able to come to the speech.
Richard agreed to those terms and took a seat near the entrance of the event.
www.fsf.org /blogs/community/rms-ati-protest.html   (950 words)

  
 Interview: Richard Stallman | KernelTrap
Richard Stallman: I think you meant to say, "not running entirely free software." There are many computers on the net that are not running free software, and that means the people who use and own those computers have lost this aspect of their freedom.
Richard Stallman: The vague and cagey nature of their statements, coupled with having seen that the only specific facts they produced proved to be false, suggests they have no real case.
Richard Stallman: We think the GPL will stand up in court, but no wise person is eager to get into a battle, even if he thinks he's well enough armed that he'd probably win.
kerneltrap.org /node/4484   (10216 words)

  
 Richard Stallman
Richard Stallman is the founder of the GNU Project, launched in 1984 to develop the free operating system GNU (an acronym for ``GNU's Not Unix''), and thereby give computer users the freedom that most of them have lost.
Richard Stallman is the principal author of the GNU C Compiler, a portable optimizing compiler which was designed to support diverse architectures and multiple languages.
Stallman graduated from Harvard in 1974 with a BA in physics.
www.oreillynet.com /pub/au/108   (341 words)

  
 Richard Stallman ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
Stallman was born to Daniel Stallman and Alice Lippman in 1953 in New York City, New York.
Stallman argues that not using "GNU" in the name of the operating system unfairly disparages the value of the GNU project and harms the sustainability of the free software movement by breaking the link between the software and the free software philosophy of the GNU project.
Stallman chooses not to celebrate Christmas, instead celebrating on December 25 a holiday of his own invention, "Grav-mass." The name and date are references to Isaac Newton, whose birthday falls on that day.
www.downes.ca /cgi-bin/page.cgi?topic=130   (4066 words)

  
 Richard Stallman | KernelTrap
GNU Project and Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman posted a message on the OpenBSD -misc mailing list titled, "real men don't attack straw men", suggesting that some comments he had made were being misrepresented.
GNU Project founder Richard Stallman [interview] is among the protestors, harshly criticizing Linus' decision to use a non-free (as in freedom) tool [story].
Richard Stallman founded the GNU Project in 1984, and the Free Software Foundation in 1985.
kerneltrap.org /taxonomy/term/444   (1546 words)

  
 bsdtalk: bsdtalk132 - Richard Stallman
The reason Richard Stallman doesn't like this is because he sees it as facilitation of non-free software, aiding in it's propagation and in general indirect promotion of it.
Like Richard said in the interview, if one stopped doing this, he'd happily recommend it to people as a free operating system, although I find it highly unlikely that any BSD project will do, because their goals in most cases are technical goals, and not to be 100% free software.
Stallman seems to think that free software is some basic human right, it seems that Stallman's wet dream would be an amendment to the U.S. constitution stating that all software should be free.
bsdtalk.blogspot.com /2007/10/bsdtalk132-richard-stallman.html   (5751 words)

  
 Richard M. Stallman - Free Software Foundation
Richard Stallman speaks at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium for the annual FOSDEM event.
Richard Stallman visits the Yucatan to speak with students at the Universidad del Mayab.
Richard Stallman speaks in Trujillo and Caracas, Venezuela.
www.fsf.org /blogs/rms   (6146 words)

  
 Richard Stallman's Personal Page
Stallman pioneered the concept of copyleft, and is the main author of the GNU General Public License, the most widely used free software license.
In 1999, Stallman called for development of a free on-line encyclopedia through the means of inviting the public to contribute articles.
Stallman is on the Advisory Council of TeleSUR, the television station launched by Venezuela and other countries to counter the biased news of the corporate stations.
www.stallman.org   (4757 words)

  
 Philosophy of the GNU Project - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Richard Stallman wrote letter to the editor of Dr. Dobb's Journal in June which further explains the distinction between the Free Software and Open Source movements.
Richard Stallman interview in 2002, talking about the hacker community and ethics, this interview is also available in Finnish.
Transcription (in French) of a speech that Richard Stallman gave in 1998 at the University of Paris.
www.gnu.org /philosophy   (3466 words)

  
 Stallman to Receive $830K - The Tech
Stallman has been recognized for his work leading the GNU operating system development project, and for starting the free software movement.
The GNU project began in 1984 when Stallman resigned his position at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to develop a free Unix-like operating system by piecing together freely available software programs, and writing those components that were needed.
Stallman hopes that software companies will eventually shift their source of income to custom software, support, and custom installations rather than proprietary software.
www-tech.mit.edu /V121/N59/59stallman.59n.html   (432 words)

  
 Vyatta VP undresses Richard Stallman | NetworkWorld.com Community
Richard tries to portray access to source code and redistribution for no charge as abstract moral rights that every person should have, something akin to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
Stallman: It would not be unethical, but it would not really work, since if Oracle ever found out, it would be able to suppress the use of that free software.
As for any questions of Stallman's abilites, I saw him in Montreal for a Copyleft seminar as well as in Spain for a FSF thing and once you get past the weird voice thing, it is very compelling stuff.
www.networkworld.com /community/?q=node/10847   (1706 words)

  
 IFSO: Transcript of a talk by Richard Stallman about GPLv3, February 25th 2006
This is a transcript of a twenty-five minute presentation by Richard Stallman on Saturday the 25th of February 2006 in Brussels, Belgium - the first day of that year's FOSDEM conference.
Stallman was speaking about the proposed third version of the GNU General Public License and the related year-long public consultation process.
[Richard points at audience member] If she gives you a copy of the program, she is implicitly giving you a patent licence for any patent that she has or controls that you would need to infringe in order to use the software or use its output.
www.ifso.ie /documents/rms-gplv3-2006-02-25.html   (2677 words)

  
 InformationWeek | Richard Stallman | Freedom Fighter | January 23, 2006
Jan 23, 2006 12:00 AM Richard Stallman's outspoken views and intellectual achievements draw plenty of followers, but he has spent most of his life feeling lonely--like there was no place he really belonged.
Stallman's classmates were disappointed when he, a student preparing to graduate fourth in a class of nearly 800, refused to answer the questions.
Stallman doesn't have a favorite book or piece of music because he can't compare literature, music, or life's joys in a linear way, he says.
www.informationweek.com /industries/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=177102296   (869 words)

  
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Richard Stallman is the founder of the GNU project, launched in 1984 to develop the free operating system GNU (an acronym for “GNU’s Not Unix”;), and thereby give computer users the freedom that most of them have lost.
Richard Stallman is the principal author of the GNU C Compiler, a portable optimizing compiler which was designed to support diverse architectures and multiple languages.
Stallman received the Grace Hopper Award from the Association for Computing Machinery for 1991 for his development of the first Emacs editor in the 1970s.
www.resonancepub.com /rstallman.htm   (1513 words)

  
 Expunging the myths of open source - ZDNet UK Insight
Richard M. Stallman, 51, is one of the industry's most controversial figures, known for his strong and very vocal convictions that the existence of proprietary software is perilous to software development.
Stallman was recently in Singapore to speak at an event organised by the School of Information Systems at Singapore Management University.
Richard Stallman is not responsible for Linux which was created b...
insight.zdnet.co.uk /software/0,39020463,39174878,00.htm   (644 words)

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