Linux Foundation chief: 'You are an idiot' if you don't give back to open source

Posted by Julie188 on Aug 30, 2011 11:57 PM EDT
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Taking without contributing back to the upstream project defeats the benefit of open source and sooner or later, all open source users realize this, contends Jim Zemlin. So the time for cajoling those users -- even commercial projects like Ubuntu leader Canonical -- into participating is over. Contributing is "not the right thing to do because of some moral issue or because we say you should do it. It's because you are an idiot if you don't," he says.

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