Stallmania

I’m sure that by now you’ve already seen the infamous email from Richard Stallman—free software’s own worst enemy—detailing his somewhat eccentric approach to speaking at conferences.

I particularly like the memetic variation of The Stallman Dialogues. There’s a real genius in the way that it quotes passages from the email verbatim.

Y’know, I’m supposed to have a Skype call with Andy sometime next week about my upcoming talk and workshop at Build (tickets are still available for the workshop, by the way). I’m very tempted to channel my inner Stallman for the duration of our conversation.

Meeting that sad animal is not an agreeable surprise.

Have you published a response to this? :

Previously on this day

13 years ago I wrote Comments on comments

Examining the results of the comment experiment.

16 years ago I wrote Banksy in Brighton

It looks like graffiti artist Banksy was in Brighton recently. I spotted some of his work near the North Laine.

18 years ago I wrote A brush with fame

Chris (my upstairs neighbour and bandmate) had an interesting encounter this morning.