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Re: on debian (Fwd: piksel Digest, Vol 15, Issue 4) was Re: [ox-en] sell your free software "lifestyle" business for nine figures [u]


Last month (53 days ago) alejood wrote:
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Message: 1
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 12:39:48 +0100
From: jaromil <jaromil>
Subject: Re: [piksel] Debian/Ubuntu monopoly (was: bluetooth receiver)
To: p1k53l workshop <piksel>
Message-ID: <20051103113948.GA13777>
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let's see how it is now: in the unlikely situation in which a normal
user has still doubts about who wrote the software, one can look up on
google. and of course obexserver only results are about debian,
the original software is called in a different way! (openobex)

also, are you aware that most free software developers do code in
time and currently donations are a major source of motivation for
so tell me, how do the massess correctly realize whom to donate to in
such a situation? in a scenario in which micropayement would work,
debian/ubuntu would *monopolize* everything.

and of course, they know how to make use of it eh, 250.000EU a year
spent in developer meetings among people that compile things
written by

Funny but jaromil's concerns remind me very much of the open letter
Bill Gates wrote to "his fellow hackers" complaining about their
pirate copying of his Basic interpreter (IIRC). May be it can be found
somewhere on the web.

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