Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Mar 2012 22:47 UTC
Linux "If you meet Linus Torvalds, he comes off as a mild-mannered, down-to-earth Finnish-American. He lives with his wife Tove, three kids, a cat, a dog, a snake, a goldfish, a bunny and a pet rat in a comfortable 6000 square foot home just north of Portland's tony Lake Oswego neighborhood. The house is yellow - his favorite color - and so's the Mercedes. But he's not really like any of his neighbors. He drives his Mercedes fast, slamming the car into gear and flooring it. There's no coaxing, no hesitation. Either the hammer is down, or the car is at rest. And he has an abnormal number of stuffed penguins on his mantle." Yup, sounds like the to-the-point Fin we all know and love.
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RE[3]: I like Linus
by Lennie on Wed 21st Mar 2012 00:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I like Linus"
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The developer can actually ask for money to create new programs and features. The GPL is very clear on that.

Only when the software is distributed to someone else, let's say the user. should the source be made available to that user.

So the user has the rights to take that work to an other developer and not be stuck with the original developer in cause of a conflict (of interrests or otherwise).

Also maybe it is just me, but AFAIK iOS on iPhone and iPad doesn't have the notion of a files either (to the user).

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