[Haifux] Why open source

Ori Idan ori at helicontech.co.il
Sat Nov 29 12:01:42 MSK 2008

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Tal Abir <tal.abir at gmail.com> wrote:

> I guess that small utilities are hard to make money from.
> That might explain the recurring answer of "don't be greedy".
> Why code isn't like poetry?
> If someone makes money from some code he should pay whoever written that
> code.
> The same as shironet pays Akum, Sourceforge should pay the projects it's
> hosting.

I don't think you should mention Akum, people pay Akum, but to whom does
Akum pays? do day really pay the creators?
I am not sure, but as much as I know they pay almost nothing.

> The developer should be allowed to concentrate on what he is doing best -
> developping.
> Messing around with licences and selling software seems like a waste of
> time.
> Tal.

Ori Idan
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