Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 26th Jul 2006 08:38 UTC
Linux In the Linux land 99% of the applications are open source. It is part of the nature of the GNU/Linux community ecosystem to endorse open software. But there are a few applications that are not open and as they fill up a niche, they are pretty popular. Come in and vote for your favorite.
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>> "People are simply *forced* to use them."

Expain how that works. Who's going to come into my house and force me to run their software?

Let's be clear: When someone markets a closed-source product that does somethng that can't be done with an open-source counterpart, that's adding to the choices available to Linux userrs. If the closed-source software is tied to "closed-source" hardware, well, that's just one little piece of reality. A lot of people believe hardware companies should release their specs, but believing something is all in your head.

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