February 25, 2008

The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy — and Their Open Source Alternatives

Not every proprietary program can drive a person crazy, right? Some, like Norton Ghost, are superb tools for anyone to use. But, the fact that these tools are proprietary can drive open source fanatics up a wall. Itââ¬â¢s not the price of the software that makes the real difference (although itââ¬â¢s a reason to migrate from one software to another for many people); itââ¬â¢s the idea that proprietary software comes with boundaries that keeps the user experience confined toââ¬Â¦well, being the user. Thatââ¬â¢s enough to drive any developer crazy.

Link: whdb.com


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