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GNU, GPL, Open Source "A recent survey by Gartner found that more than half of organizations surveyed have adopted open source software (OSS) solutions as part of their IT strategy. Nearly one-third of respondents cited benefits of flexibility, increased innovation, shorter development times and faster procurement processes as reasons for adopting OSS solutions. However, the survey revealed that only one-third of responding organizations had a formal OSS policy in place."
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RE[2]: Personal experience
by Nth_Man on Wed 9th Feb 2011 12:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Personal experience"
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At least people should have the source code of "Rainbow" and could improve the project, continue it, etc (That... if there's no other usable but better free software project available, of course, which could explain a lot).

Another different thing is that: companies that use "Rainbow" earn money but... don't want to contribute in any way to the project (neither donations nor submitting code nor documenting nor anything), and later demand the work to be done by others, and if it's not done, it's their fault.

But without collaboration of people there's no free software :-(.

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