|FROM ||email@example.com (Bruce Perens)
|SUBJECT ||Subject: [hangout] Re: MS cancels "Shiftpoint" forum
From: Ruben Safir
> Every second they take is a second a deserving person is prevented from
> pedding their goods
I think we have over 100 presentations over three days, so we've
fulfilled our obligation in this respect.
> Microsoft goes, the media goes as well.
Do you really think MS wants to bring the media to our venue?
> I'm not sure who you think you represent, but you can not be respesenting
> the Free Software community
Go look at spi-inc.org, the non-profit corporation behind Debian. Note
that they elected me.
My claim to represent the community derives from 15 years of producing
Free Software. This week's success is at http://phptr.com/perens . Take a
look at the two full-length books that have just been made Free Software
because of me. Be sure to click for the downloads. We'll have editable
source online, besides the PDF, by next week.
> Your hurting everyone and I still have no evidence to show me that the
> reason for this is a strict matter of personal gain.
Geez. Right now, my participation in this event is coming out of my own
pocket. And I've spent a lot of time on you that I could be billing to
a consulting customer.
Most people in our community would disapprove of what you've expressed
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