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Using your last breath of life to fix a bug or why I love free software: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=78514#c19
Although I really like open source ideas, the humane, social and altruistic principles of free software are very beautiful. Reading this bug report a long time ago certainly influenced me on the software I choose to use.
I love the simplicity of the C programming language although I admit it is far from the most adequate tool for most of what I do.