Linked by ddc_ on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:22 UTC
Slackware, Slax There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software. Specifically for such users Free Software Foundation developed Guidelines for Free System Distributions and created the list of absolutely free ("as in freedom") distributions. In this article we are going to look at the most recent entry on the list - Parabola GNU/Linux.
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RE: Rant
by tonny on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 12:08 UTC in reply to "Rant"
tonny
Member since:
2011-12-22

Mr. Good Sir,

1st) It's about choices.
2nd) I sell my open source php & mysql code for profit. I get money from selling it, and they get the final result + the code. They can do what they want with it (+ I gave the source code quite good documentation too). So.. open source and profit.
3rd) Be confident with your skill, sir.

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RE[2]: Rant
by ricegf on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 13:32 in reply to "RE: Rant"
ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

And from the other side of the market, I've contacted the author of a GPL program (listed in the header of the source) and contracted to add features I needed to fulfill my web contract.

He made money. I made money. Why are some people so mad about that?

Proprietary isn't the only software business model.

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