(Off Topic) Open Source Support Advantage?
Michael H. Warfield
mhw at wittsend.com
Sun Feb 14 01:24:01 GMT 1999
Dan Kaminsky enscribed thusly:
> In other words, open source means you can modify an app to suit your
> tastes and still have other people around to save you if it fails. This
> contrasts to true closed source, where the only way to get a modification is
> to beg the supplier, or source licenses, where you are on your own if your
> patch fails.
Oh! I like that comment! That goes in my bag of quotes! When
ever I hear someone rag on modifying sources and supporting them, that's
> Comments? We should probably keep this in private email, since it's
> rather off topic, but if there's interest I'll shove a writeup over at
> http://doxpara.netpedia.net .
Like I said... I like it. I hope you don't mind me quoting that
line in some of my articles, cause it's gonna happen!
> Yours Truly,
> Dan Kaminsky
> DoxPara Research
> If a vacuum cleaner doesn't suck, does it suck?
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