Paul Jakma said:
> take away the ideals, and linux will crumble. This is why it's vital
> that everyone involved understands the ideals, because they are what
> sustain Linux and the general development around it.
> If the business community ignores the ideals, and goes at it with the
> attitudes you've detailed (Linux == Product. User == Customer,
> Developer == Dogs Body, ie the same old shit) then i'm willing to bet
> the Business community will find that in 5 years time there will be
> no Linux 'Market' to make money from.
... or at least the Linux products available will have reverted to the
same old crap we saw throughout the 90s: "WAP is the new Push Technology
is the new Groupware is ..." etc. etc. etc.
And we'll all be hacking quietly on the new WWW ;)
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