Quoting <6u4rxipygn.fsf at zork.zork.net>
by Paul J Collins <sneakums at zork.net>:
> Making money is not the Bad Thing. Restricting users' freedom is
> the Bad Thing.
So if I write some software, give it away at no cost, and restrcit the
user's freedome to do something with it, then I'm doing something bad?
> JC> then of course I'll use it, but if free software isn't
> JC> available with the functionality I require, and I don't have
> JC> the skills or the time to develop it, then I'll have to pay
> JC> for it.
> >> Examples?
>> JC> Not the type of example I had in mind exactly (I was thinking
> JC> more of a business setting where software may be required for
> JC> carrying out one's work),
>> But you have no examples.
I have lots and lots of examples, but I'll save some bandwidth and
stick to a few categories of software:
Of course, there are free (for various definitions of free) options in
each of those categories, these are simply types of software where I
personally have selected commercial options over free ones in my
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