@murph You have seen him, so you know more than I do, but being identified as something you are not has been a cause of discussion for years. Be it gender, be it religion, be it race.
I can see why being mistaken with support of Open source is a true reason to be angry.
Open source code can be applied to malicious software.
If you believe in free software, you want your code to be libre, and you don't want it to be used to enslave others. That's what open source allows, why they differ.
@joeligj12 @murph I recall a particular (sneakily recorded and uploaded) video of him reacting poorly to a set of circumstances regarding his speech, in where he wondered of giving his speech at all would be "hopeless", and wondered what would be "the point" of it all. Might that be the specific speech that was attended? Or was that another similar talk altogether?
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