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Free Software Magazine: Free Software is a Weak Mode of Production

Oct 17, 2006, 03:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Carpenter)

"The success of GNU/Linux and other free software projects is annoying. Free and open source development doesn't fit neatly in the box of standard business practices and is therefore a problem. We really need to break free of those hippies at the Free Software Foundation and let the grown-ups manage things from here on out. Not to mention that the peer-based production model doesn't really work that great anyway.

"Or at least, that's what I inferred from this post at IPcentral. There are some peculiar ideas there that prompted me to write in response..."

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