Re: Let's not forget why many people use/contribute to Debian
On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 18, 2000 at 09:13:56PM +0000, Benedikt Eric Heinen wrote:
> > Straight out - would you rather hammer a nail into a board with a
> > FREE stone or a COMMERCIAL instrument like the average
> > run-of-the-mill $3.50 hammer.
> Correct comparition is :
> Would you rather hammer a nail into a board with a
> hammer you BUY or a hammer for which you bought LICENSE,
> that forbids you from lending it to a friend or
> using with bigger nails ???
I think this comparison still don't hit the point.
The problem ist free or non-free, so comparison should be if
you want to use a hammer that is fully free or a hammer, that
can be used better but you are not allowed to use it comercially or
to modify it.
Bernhard R. Link
BTW: Hammers are open Source, compare