Paul J Collins said the following on Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 12:51:11AM +0000,
> I consider all proprietary software a restriction on my freedom. Can
> you show me a proprietary software company that is not out to make
I don't personally see anything wrong with making money. I have coded
for money in the past, and will do in the future.
Where possible I like to share it with others, but this is not always
> You don't achieve a goal like that by singing songs and waving
> banners. You do it by writing solid software, licensing it under a
> suitable license and letting everyone else do the same.
This makes a lot of sense to me. If free software is better, then of course
I'll use it, but if free software isn't available with the functionality I
require, and I don't have the skills or the time to develop it, then I'll
have to pay for it.
> Try reading what I'm saying, and ease up on the trigger finger, Tonto.
Stop acting like someone peed in your cornflakes every time I use the word
"proprietry" and you've got yourself a deal.
Jerry Connolly Computer Incident Response Team
jerry.connolly at eircom.net Eircom Multimedia
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