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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Open Source Means Business
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>> | Everything around us is choking up: Credit, equity investments, mergers
>> | and acquisitions, initial public offerings. The slowdown is strangling
>> | innovation, and it is suffocating entrepreneurship.
>> | But some entrepreneurs have found ways to build their companies on a
>> | shoestring using open source software, and they have figured out how to
>> | make money off something generally considered free.
> Sounds like the journalist is confused.
> It is free as in freedom not price.
> You can make as much money off it as you want.
It's Forbes, what did you expect?
For shame, Forbes magazine <
>> | Take Brian Behlendorf, an open source pioneer who recounts those early
>> | days. "The term 'free software' made it sound like an anti-capitalist
>> | movement, yet the reality is we were hardcore capitalists," he says. "We
>> | liked a lot of the attributes of that type of software and felt a
>> | rebranding effort was needed. That is when the term 'open source' was
>> | coined."
Same site that employed SCO shill Dan Lyons.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | "Oops. My brain just hit a bad sector"
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