I find it incredibly surprising that many or folk take the 0th pillar's "freedom of use" to mistakenly mean "freedom of usage by creating a software feature" instead of the true intended meaning: "freedom of usage under the license conditions".

Because that's what RMS has always been about: the software licenses being symmetrical in power between the distributor of software and receiver of software. It creates a level playing field in terms of what "politics" are contained in the software.

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Because that is the core of Software Freedom/Liberty: the right for a Person to take a software that expresses a [political] view they disagree with, obtain a copy of that software with equal capability as the distributor, modify that [political] view to be more amenable, and then redistribute it without any additional licensing burdens.

It's never about what specific views or capabilities are in the software itself. Heck, you could fork and purposefully add bugs and it is still no less Freedom respecting.

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@cj Instead of screaming at @Tusky how about you make your own?

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...because I use Tusky, support the choice the devs made, want to continue to financially support it, and am happy to not make my own.

It sounds like you're mistaking my position for someone else's, and mistaking verbosity for some sort of internet rage.

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@cj I suppose I was not clear. That was directed twords the people yelling at @Tusky, not you.

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