making money

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The Most Irritating Question in the World

http://tinosc.blogspot.com

I thought I'd post about the Most. Irritating. Question. Ever: "OMG! Like, how are Open Source developers gonna get paid???"

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 42 weeks ago
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Open Source vs. Money

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The purpose of open-source and the ideal which it follows is not to let people steal eachother's work, but to improve upon previous designs.

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Created by bridget 6 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 43 weeks ago
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GPL and Business FAQ

http://www.enricozini.org

I sometimes happen to be in a dialogue like this:

X: According to GPL, you can sell copies of your software at any price you want, right?

Me: Right.

X: But your customers can in turn sell copies of your software at any price they want, right?

Me: Right.

X: So, the only way a GPL developer can make money is by charge for development of their software?

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Created by C733tus 6 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 45 weeks ago
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Making money The Redhat way

http://abhay-techzone.blogspot.com

We all believe that open source is associated with free, as in free speech, software. Any open source software can be downloaded free of cost and without paying any money and we have plenty of those softwares...

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 46 weeks ago
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