Free Software: Who's Looking Out for You?

Posted by tuxchick2 on Jun 29, 2006 6:41 AM EDT
Enterprise Networking Planet; By Carla Schroder
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Sometimes I hear my hardworking network and system administrator chums dismissing Free and Open Source Software with "Spare me the philosophy junk. I just want good software, not a sermon." I quite sympathize with the desire to avoid rants and preaches. But I think it's important to understand that the philosophy behind Free Software is why the FOSS ecosystem is so strong and vibrant, and produces such good-quality software, and is so beneficial to end-users and developers.

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well said Libervis 3 1,765 Jun 29, 2006 5:49 PM

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