Posted Dec 9, 2004 10:28 UTC (Thu) by zooko
In reply to: Wrong paradigm
Parent article: The Linux roadmap
> True, however they fail to see that if their competitor uses it, they can use their competitor's stuff as well...
This is not true. If two competitors are both using some free software, and one contributes an improvement or fix then the other benefits. The first gains nothing from their competitor -- they are only helping their competitor at their own expense.
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