[Dclug] The Economist says recession is a boon for FOSS
macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 15:57:49 EDT 2009
On Tuesday 09 June 2009 3:40:20 pm John SJ Anderson wrote:
> Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> writes:
> > On Tuesday 09 June 2009 12:40:41 pm Ted Smith wrote:
> >> > The French company is *ALL ABOUT* open source!
> > ^ this bit here, this is called "sarcasm"
> Is it, though, really? Given the origin of the term "Open Source",
> relative to the original "Free Software", I think the described
> company really _is_ all about "Open Source".
> They're not at all about "Free Software", however.
Hmm that's a good point, but I'd still say they're not about supporting open
source software if they're getting rid of their contracts that pay FOSS devs.
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