[Haifux] Why open source

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Sat Nov 29 11:28:45 MSK 2008

Hi Tzafrir!

Good answer - just a few nits.

On Friday 28 November 2008, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 06:07:09PM +0200, Tal Abir wrote:
> > Source forge is making money from hosting your utility,
> SourceForge makes osme money form adds. But also from selling the
> proprietary SourceForge development platform.

"adds" should be "ads". "adds" is about addition ("Hibur"). "ads" are 
advertisements ("Pirsomoth").

> > Wikipedia is making money from documenting it,
> Wikimedia is hosted by the Wikimedia foundation, which is a NGO. The

Your first "Wikimedia" should be "Wikipedia".

> content of Wikipedia is available under the terms of the GFDL. It is
> run by a software called wikimedia which is free software as well.

Actually, the software is called "MediaWiki":


> Wikipedia carries no adds. You'll occasionally see there a call for
> donations.


> > what is left for the developer?
> >
> > Is there someone who can give a lecture on the subject?
> > Are there more people interested in the subject?


	Shlomi Fish

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