Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Mar 2006 21:49 UTC
OpenBSD "Theo de Raadt is the project leader for OpenBSD, a Unix-like operating system. We spoke with Theo about the upcoming release of OpenBSD, 3.9, the financial state of the project, and about companies that profit from free software without contributing back."
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Shame on multinational companies
by Joe User on Tue 28th Mar 2006 22:59 UTC
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If you want to judge any entity particularly harshly, judge Sun. Yearly they hold interoperability events, for NFS and other protocols, and they include SSH implementation tests as well. Twice we asked them to cover the travel and accommodation costs for a developer to come to their event, and they refused. Considering that their SunSSH is directly based on our code, that is just flat out insulting. Shame on you Sun, shame, shame, shame.

I agree, this is incredible. Capitalism. Absurd.

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d a v i d Member since:

How is that "Capitalism"?

Freeloading off the backs of others is just as much in the hearts of socialists as it is of the capitalists.

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setuid_w00t Member since:

Nobody made the OpenSSH developers give their product away for free. It was a choice they made. If they wanted money from it, they should be selling binaries or selling source licenses.

Stop begging.

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eMagius Member since:

No one's begging. Did you read the interview?

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