Open Source in Politics
Posted Jan 14, 2004 8:22 UTC (Wed) by coriordan
In reply to: Open Source in Politics
Parent article: Open Source in Politics
My boilerplate spiel when talking to journalists includes:
Anyone is permitted to offer distribution, customisation, or support of Free Software for a fee. This creates a free market where capitalism can work as intended, unhindered by monopolies or artificial restrictions.
Pointing out the commercial possibilities while pre-empting the MS/SCO claims that Free Software is a "Free Lunch", "communist", or "hippie-ish".
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