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Techworld: Open Source Letter to the Open Source Community--A Reply

Jul 25, 2005, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"First, who is this community? If you mean 'the people who wrote all this software,' you must be aware that this is an extremely heterogeneous group of people. You find the clichéd open source hacker, working the nights on cool projects for fun while flipping burgers (or rather, backup tapes) during the day, of course. But you also find students, PhDs, professors and, more and more, people who just do the job they're paid to do.

"Why do I say this here? Because I feel your letter only addresses the first kind of people..."

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