Написать письмо Ричарду Столлману

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Написать письмо Ричарду Столлману

Сообщение Lubrox » 22 дек 2011, 18:54


Хотите написать письмо самому Ричарду Мэттью Столлману (RMS - Richard Matthew Stallman), отцу лицензий GNU GPL и LGPL, и спросить, узнать, задать вопрос, тогда ВАМ сюда.

Узнать почтовый ящик (email) Столлмана:

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I am not on vacation, but I am at the end of a long time delay. I am
located somewhere on Earth, but as far as responding to email is concerned,
I appear to be well outside the solar system.

After your message arrives at gnu.org, I will collect it in my next batch of
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Подпись Столлмана в письмах:

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Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
51 Franklin St
Boston MA 02110
http://www.fsf.org http://www.gnu.org
Skype: No way! That's nonfree (freedom-denying) software.
Use free telephony http://directory.fsf.org/category/tel/

Столлман - человек адекватный, общается нормально и спокойно, русского языка вообще не знает, к тому же у него мало времени. Поэтому все письма нужно писать на английском языке.
Любит конкретные чёткие реальные, практические, НЕтеоретические вопросы, и без слов "предположим", "допустим", "а если", и т.д.
Экономит своё время, отвечает быстро и коротко, если это какие-то общие вопросы на вроде "Почему GNU/Linux вместо Linux?",... он просто даёт ссылки, ну это всё уже действительно расписано вдоль и поперёк.

Если Вы Столлмана уже совсем достали и он перестал отвечать, но вопросы по ГНУ и Линуксу ещё остались, в таком случае нужно делать следующее:

Также можно писать свои вопросы на адрес:
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Re: Написать письмо Ричарду Столлману

Сообщение Jimmy » 06 сен 2013, 15:52

Одна из самых интересных тем на форуме, хотя и совсем не по тематике, но по загадочным обстоятельствам пустая.

Кто писал, напишите какого рода были вопросы что получили в итоге

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