Free as in Freedom (2.0) 

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Book Description:

Free as in Freedom, Richard M. Stallman’s biography, was written by Sam Williams in 2002. Williams hoped that opting to distribute his book under the GNU Free Documentation License, it would allow and inspire others to make changes to his work and to share corrections and their own opinions. The updated biography by Stallman is titled “Free as in Freedom (2.0). It retains Williams’s perspective while containing factual revisions, considerable fresh commentary, and specially prepared new prefaces by both authors. A very uncommon sort of biography gives the reader access to both the biographer’s original words and the subject’s answer.

Table of contents:

Foreword by Richard M. Stallman
Preface by Sam Williams
For Want of a Printer
2001: A Hacker’s Odyssey
A Portrait of the Hacker as a Young Man
Impeach God
Puddle of Freedom
The Emacs Commune
A Stark Moral Choice
St. Ignucius
The GNU General Public License
GNU/Linux
Open Source
A Brief Journey through Hacker Hell
Continuing the Fight
Epilogue from Sam Williams: Crushing Loneliness
Appendix A – Hack, Hackers, and Hacking
Appendix B – GNU Free Documentation License

Free as in freedom (2.0): Richard Stallman and the free software revolution

Author(s): Sam Williams; Richard M. Stallman

Publisher: Free Software Foundation, Year: 2010

ISBN: 9780983159216,0983159211

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