Posted May 23, 2007 17:51 UTC (Wed) by emkey
In reply to: Google, yes
Parent article: A day at the Open Source Business Conference
I don't think it is the vendors who don't get it in this case. Nobody owes me a thing. I'm grateful when given a gift but I do not mistake it for anything else other than a gift.
This overly developed sense of entitlement by certain people in the free software community is just annoying and very counter productive.
Free software has gained the ground it has because it is a superior model. Odds are reasonably good it will continue to gain ground for the same reason.
Just to be clear, I'm not painting Moglen with this brush. He may in fact have a legitimate point in this case. I don't know enough to say at this juncture.
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