FOSS: Freedom to explore, create and avoid intellectual speed-bumpsMay 21, 2009, 18:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Cobb)
[ Thanks to Jeff Cobb for this link. ]
"The project itself is useful and powerful when used properly. However the point is that much of this would not have been as easy and in some cases possible with only proprietary software. Creating this costed nothing; the only on-going costs are my bandwidth fees. With proprietary tools I would need to have bought a server version of Windows, a client version of Windows, a Python development environment (to get the same IDE-abilities I get with Dr. Python), I would have to have developed the hashing algorithm from scratch and more.
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