Comment on "Nine Attitude Problems in Free and Open Source Software"

Max Moritz Sievers mms at
Fri Oct 24 11:38:30 UTC 2008

P.B. wrote:
> Due to its nature, development of FS is mainly distributed and thus
> requires discipline, schedules, good communication skills - and
> documentation (super-small projects like <5 people are an exception).
> Commercial software often lacks proper documentation for "inside" - How
> many times did I have to black-box debug in-house made apps?

Free software *is* commercial. See:

> 8) Making market share the top priority:
> Might be true. I *do* have the feeling of a slight sellout happening
> (e.g. Firefox), which causes loss of the actual vision - and a drift
> away from the "good cause".

Firefox is proprietary software. See:

Max Moritz Sievers

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