February 25, 2008
The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy â€” 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. ItÃ¢â¬â¢s not the price of the software that makes the real difference (although itÃ¢â¬â¢s a reason to migrate from one software to another for many people); itÃ¢â¬â¢s the idea that proprietary software comes with boundaries that keeps the user experience confined toÃ¢â¬Â¦well, being the user. ThatÃ¢â¬â¢s enough to drive any developer crazy.
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