I have a feeling that the FLOSS movement in spirit was constructed in the previous centralised computing paradigm with timesharing systems, and in some sense is left there. I wonder what its corresponding movement of our time would be, now that the pendulum has swung back from the desktop computing paradigm and into dumb terminals over a document format?

@alcinnz I think so, but not just that. If they used copyright law and GPL, I think we need to do similar forays into other fields, but I'm still quite fuzzy on the details of what that means.

@albin over and above AGPL?

It's all very code-focused on the GNU side. What people seem to get interested in with cloud services is the fact that commercial exploitation of the code gets monopolised by those cloud services. So we get copyfarleft and weird stuff like the "commons clause" showing up.

Might actually be impossible to fix though.

@lupine @albin @alcinnz

Not impossible to fix at all.

is not something that can happen alone, you need to write the code and able (and ) to self-host.

In practice we need and a stronger but designed to prevent abuse. misses the point: it's not a matter of maximizing money but knowledge and innovation.

That's why I wrote the tesio.it/documents/HACK.txt

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