Re: [linux-audio-dev] Free Software vs. Open Source: Where do *you* stand?

From: Dmitry Baikov <dsbaikov@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Feb 21 2006 - 17:48:40 EET

Chris and Pete, please DO pay attention to

On 2/21/06, David Kastrup <> wrote:
> The mantra of artificial inefficiency by forced reinvention of the
> wheel is nothing that aids progress: it merely supports stagnation, at
> the same time burning through our natural resources at appalling rates
> for the sake of sustaining the illusion of progress.
> In the last century or so, the productivity of a worker in
> industrialized countries has increased more than a hundredfold, the
> average work time has dropped to about half. The missing factor of 50
> is mostly smoke and mirrors: people mostly do nonsensical tasks, aim
> for nonsensical goals, fight for nonsensical stuff.

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