October 15, 2004
There Is No Money In Free Software. PERIOD!!
Kelly McNeill writes "Although free software (as the name implies) can be had without a financial transaction, there is money offered to the companies that distribute it which comes in the form of donations. Should that money go to the distributors of the code or perhaps should the money be spread to those that contributed their support? Zeek Greko submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews which suggests that the GNU/Linux community needs an acceptable way to equitably share the support dollars it gets with everyone involved in helping to make the OS."
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