Economic Arguments for Free Software

Alessandro Rubini rubini at
Fri Jul 6 12:59:40 UTC 2001


Bernhard, one month ago:
> [...]
> Therefor we can find some arguments and nice analogies in there
> to fight common mistakes about an economy of software has to work.

It's interesting, but it has a serious problem: it only considers
"open source" as charity work. While some is charity, more and more is
not. The fact that it can either be charity or paid work is what makes
the real difference, in my opinion. I know someone here doesn't agree,


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