Free software versus software idea patents
cmpython at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 12:48:59 EDT 2011
On Apr 14, 1:50 am, harrismh777 <harrismh... at charter.net> wrote:
> Westley Martínez wrote:
> >>>> I don't even know one person who has Win7 installed, running, and likes it...
> >>>> > >> not even one.
> >>> > > Hi, m harris, nice to meet you. Now you do.
> >>> > > To the online community: Is there a name for trolling for A by
> >>> > > advocating for not-A in a way that discredits your point of view an
> >>> > > case so that A now seems much more reasonable? It's not really
> >>> > > "concern trolling". What would this be called?
> >> > Harrisment.
> >> > /I'm sorry, this is abuse...
> >> > Geremy Condra
> > That was harristerical.
> Actually, it is funny... and I love humor as much as I love mathematics,
> software, and freedom. Truly harristerical... :)
> But on a serious note, I did wonder who would be the first jouster to
> offer the argumentum ad hominem? ... ah, sticks and stones...
I don't think there has been any argumentum ad hominem used here. No
one besmirched you. What was criticized was your approach, which
seemed counter-productive, and so much so that it seemed like you are
"really" advocating FOR software patents by discrediting the position
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