James McCarthy wrote:
>what makes people so passionate about opensource/free software, why do
>people who develope opensource & free software seem to enjoy it
>(programming) more that an equivalent with propriatary?
>>I don't understand why that is not obvious;
As a musician, I find it much more satisfying to play guitar and know
that people can hear it and reciprocate with embellishments, or even
cover it, than I would find if I locked the music into a CD and refused
to allow anyone to share it, or derive their own pieces of new art based
I'm not the most articulate of debaters on this issue, but it seems to
me that writing for purely proprietary clients pays the bills, but there
is no /joy/ in it.
Personally, I love it when people use the tools I create, and do things
with them that I couldn't.
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