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Report: Why Code For Free? Linux/FOSS Devs Speak!

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Last week I talked about some the advantages of Free/Open Source software for us end users. Today I'm going to do something no one has ever done in the history of punditry, and that is ask actual software developers why they prefer FOSS. I received so many excellent responses that I have split this into two parts, and the second part will run tomorrow.

Akkana Peck is a popular LinuxPlanet author who writes programming-for-beginners and Gimp howtos, is the author of "Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional", and is along-time open source developer.

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