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rms, fsf 

what really bugs me is that there is nothing stallman is actually good for. the fsf’s matter is an ethical one before it is a technological one, so there is simply no avenue there for the ‘we know he’s an asshole, but he’s also the most competent’ (which itself is bs – for every asshole computer genius, you can find someone sufficiently good enough who won’t chase tons and tons of skilled people away).

and everything rms was yeeted for, from being a prick to work with in general, to being a creep towards women, to the child-fucking apologetics, very specifically makes him unsuitable to be in any role, let alone a representative one, in a foundation that wants to further an ethical cause.

what remains is personal hagiography so robust that people would shoot themselves and their cause in the foot for a nod from his holiness.

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