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Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes - constructive suggestion!

On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 11:23:26AM -0500, Brian T. Sniffen wrote:
> > Convince me that in this imperfect world, as we try to make things
> > more transparent, and give people more control and access over the
> > software that affects them, that being able to get access to the
> > sourcecode for www.wherever.com whether they want me to or not is a
> > *bad* thing.

> * There's less incentive to develop new changes: unless you can afford
>   a stable of developers large enough to deploy new features faster
>   than your competitors can copy them, you gain no competitive
>   advantage from innovation.  Software gets developed only to scratch
>   personal itches.

This sure sounds like a (poor) argument against open source in general.

Glenn Maynard

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