The GPL / BSD cultural divide (was ProtoCiv: porting Freeciv to Python CANNED)
gerryq at indigo.ie
Thu Jan 15 12:46:35 CET 2004
In article <bu4dii$daqjq$1 at ID-207230.news.uni-berlin.de>, "Brandon J. Van Every" <try_vanevery_at_mycompanyname at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Agreed, and more specifically, there is a huge *cultural divide* between
>most OSS developers and proprietary commercial developers who simply want to
>add some OSS "to get the boring bits over with."
And guess what bits of a project OSS programmers often tend not to
As somebody once said, the purpose of paying wages is not to motivate
people to work. It's to motivate them to come in on Monday mornings.
Think of the boring bits as commercial software's secret weapon ;-)
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