Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th May 2009 19:06 UTC
Linux We all know them. We all hate them. They are generally overdone, completely biased, or so vague they border on the edge of pointlessness (or toppled over said edge). Yes, I'm talking about those "Is Linux ready for the desktop" articles. Still, this one is different.
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RE[2]: Comment by pcunite
by pcunite on Mon 18th May 2009 20:03 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by pcunite"
pcunite
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2008-08-26

There is nothing wrong with selling software on Linux. Is this really a hostile point with users? If your software does something that I couldn't get from a free app, why wouldn't I buy it? (assuming I needed it).


The feelings I get from others in the Linux community is that because so much of the base (the kernel, libraries, some GUI kits) are free that any attempt by me to charge for an application (which has fewer man hours than the above list) is somehow morally wrong.

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