deploying free software on proprietary OSs
Posted Mar 23, 2010 20:36 UTC (Tue) by mingo
In reply to: Perhaps hubris is not a good programmer characteristic.
Parent article: KVM, QEMU, and kernel project management
[...] some of us also need to deploy on proprietary systems.
That is fine and can still be done - but i hope you will understand that
it would be a mistake to make our development process worse, just
to accommodate deployment on proprietary systems some more.
By that argument we should also all develop on Windows, as that would make deployment on proprietary systems even easier, right?
I quite fundamentally disagree with that line of argument: keeping our development model sub-optimal just to accommodate proprietary OS's clearly hurts free software in the long run.
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