Re: two questions for candidates

On Nov 26, 2007 2:54 PM, Luis Villa <luis tieguy org> wrote:
> On Nov 26, 2007 10:28 AM, Richard Stallman <rms gnu org> wrote:
> > 2. How do you think the GNOME Foundation should support the Free
> > Software Movement in general?
> More long-term, working with the online desktop folks, and hopefully
> with many other interested parties, we need to reframe what software
> freedom means in a network-centric world. It is now abundantly clear
> to most everyone that source code access is frequently insufficient to
> guarantee user autonomy; the question, then, is what additional (or
> perhaps different) requirements will help our users maintain their
> autonomy in the future. This is much bigger than GNOME, of course, but
> it seems likely that we will be at the cutting edge of it, and so
> we're going to have to deal with it whether we're the best forum for
> it or not :)

I'm not quite clear on what you mean here, Luis.  Can you suggest some
links that I might peruse that would describe what you mean by 'user
autonomy' and why source code access is insufficient to guarantee it?

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