August 31, 2002
You can't always get what you want
Anonymous Reader writes - "'You want that feature? Write it yourself.' That mantra, heard too often in the free software community, has recently taken on a whole new meaning. KDE's developers have been known to make that suggestion to users. But Red Hat probably wasn't the 'user' they had in mind when they said it. How it all turns out could tell us much about what happens when free software meets free market, according to an editorial on Linux and Main."