[Haifux] Why open source
dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 19:32:54 MSK 2008
2008/11/28 Tal Abir <tal.abir at gmail.com>:
> Lets say you wrote a utility that may be useful to others.
> Why would you open source it?
> How can you earn money from opening the code and giving it for free?
> Source forge is making money from hosting your utility, Wikipedia is making
> money from documenting it, what is left for the developer?
Some men aren't looking for anything logical, like money. They can't
be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with. Some men just want to
watch the world burn.
> Is there someone who can give a lecture on the subject?
> Are there more people interested in the subject?
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