The Industry choice

Mike Meyer mwm at
Sun Jan 2 18:18:43 EST 2005

Bulba! <bulba at> writes:

> This "free software" (not so much OSS) notion "but you can
> hire programmers to fix it" doesn't really happen in practice,
> at least not frequently: because this company/guy remains
> ALONE with this technology, the costs are unacceptable. 

Yes, but fixing python software - even sloppily written python
software - is pretty easy. I regularly see contracts to add a feature
to or fix a bug in some bit of OSS Python.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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