Richard Stallman


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Richard Matthew Stallman
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BirthplaceNew York City, United States
NationalityAmerican
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President of the Free Software Foundation
Known for Free software movement, GNU, Emacs, GCC

Richard Stallman

(person)
Richard M. Stallman. Founder of the GNU project. He resigned from the AI lab at MIT so he would be free to produce free software which he could then distribute on his own terms. He went on to establish the Free Software Foundation to support the production of free software and ensure its free distribution.

E-mail: <rms@gnu.ai.mit.edu>.
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The widespread acceptance of this definition and free software itself owes a great deal to Richard Stallman and the Free Software Foundation.
Richard Stallman defined FOSS as free software with freedom and Free Software Foundation (FSF) defined FOSS as free access to the use of software as well as the opportunities and freedom to study, modify, extend, and distribute the source code.
Richard Stallman (A long time Programmer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT from 1971 to 1983) founded the movement and introduced GNU (Abbreviation of GNU's Not Unix) manifesto.
Sin embargo, a partir de 1984, Richard Stallman entre otros que ahora son parte de la Free Software Foundation (FSF), inicio un movimiento social en la industria del software, argumentando que debido a las propiedades digitales del software, los usuarios deberian de tener siempre la libertad de usar, modificar y distribuir el software si lo consideran necesario (Stallman 1999, 2002).
This reprint of the 2002 original biography of open source computing pioneer Richard Stallman, provides a new generation of readers with a glimpse into the early life of the original author of the GNU General Public License and one of the most important contributors to the free software movement.
Leading software industry figures, among them Richard Stallman and Bill dates, sometimes view open-source software in almost Manichean terms: Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, views open-source software as inherently good and proprietary software as evil, whereas Gates has sometimes viewed open-source software as a form of intellectual property communism (that's not a compliment) in contrast with proprietary software, which is an admirable capitalist enterprise.
0: Richard Stallman and the Free Software Revolution provides a fine history of GNU Project founder Richard Stallman and the evolving history of the 'free software' movement as a whole, blending biography with the progress of a movement that still is affecting perceptions of copyright, software protection, and freedom of information as a whole.
The abusiveness of proprietary software has intensified," warns Richard Stallman, who developed GNU, a Unix-like system of open, free software .
En primera instancia nos proporciona una sintesis historica del origen y la evolucion de la escritura, desde aquellos momentos en que los sumerios inventan la escritura, y con ello le ensenan a la humanidad la forma de virtualizar su memoria, hasta el momento en que esta se libera para quedar, nuevamente, atrapada en el libro (capitulo i); desde la lucha de visionarios como Ted Nelson, creador del hipertexto, y Douglas Engelbart, con sus aportes al perfeccionamiento del computador, hasta el empoderamiento corporativo de Apple y Microsoft de la mano de Steve Jobs y Bill Gates, y la emergencia de Linux como alternativa de software libre, con el liderazgo de "El profeta" Richard Stallman (capitulo ii).
Besides a multinational Consejo de Administracion, Telesur has an advisory board made up of well-known intellectuals and personalities such as 1980 Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel of Argentina, Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal, Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, Spanish historian and news chief of Le Monde Diplomatique Ignacio Ramonet, open-software pioneer Richard Stallman from the US, and US actor Danny Glover.
En los anos ochenta Richard Stallman y la Free Software Foundation (FSF) dieron forma legal al llamado copyleft.
See Richard Stallman & Eben Moglen, GPL Version 3.