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

From: Christoph Eckert <ce@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Feb 22 2006 - 01:10:38 EET

> > No, the fact of people having been put out of work is not itself a
> > victory for anyone.
> Straw man.  I never said it was an overall win, just a win for free
> software.  A proprietary program being replaced by a free one is
> obviously a "win for free software".

surely free software can cause unemployed people, but at the same time
free software also can cause that closed software vendors benefit in an
other way: They simply have to create better products to keep their
business running. And after all this helps to secure employments.

Just my two cents.

Best regards

Received on Sun Feb 26 20:18:30 2006

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