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Consequences of Closed Source Software in Linux

[ Thanks to Matt D. for
this link. ]

“With the news of Linspire’s CNR coming soon to Ubuntu, and
Automatix now offering a limited number of closed source,
commercial applications, what possible consequences will this have
on the Linux community and open source as a whole?

“Most casual Linux users appear to be generally unconcerned,
while purists are completely up in arms. I suspect that many
purists are concerned about possible contamination of open source
as a whole and fear the potential for quality being lost in the
shuffle. In short, who knows what their deal is…?”


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