[Haifux] FOSS/Proprietary Debate

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir at cohens.org.il
Sun Nov 15 00:26:34 MSK 2009

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 06:01:27PM +0200, Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda wrote:
> Hello all, and especially the avid argumentative people,
> The Technion debate club has offered to organize a show-debate on the
> subject of FOSS vs. proprietary software. 

Could you please be more specific? There are a number of quite different

* Is FOSS useful for the economy?
* Is proprietary software good for the economy?
* Is proprietary software immoral?


Here is an example of a more focused question:

  Should FOSS be preffered to proprietary software in goverenment

Note that this question mostly ignores moral aspects.

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