Re: [OT] Re: Troll Tech [was Re: Sco vs. IBM] (sorry)

From: Nikita Danilov (Nikita@Namesys.COM)
Date: Mon Jun 23 2003 - 12:54:21 EST

Ricardo Galli writes:
> > Forgive me if I don't mix your theories into my practice.
> Take it the other way around:
> Forgive if other people don't want to mix _your_ practices in theirs.
> Not everyone wants a "giant software company", not everyone wants to compete
> againts the big players, not everyone wants to have employees or earn insane
> amounts of money. Furthermore, "giant software houses" are not going to save
> the world.
> Lot of people think that a free BK _will_ be created sooner or later if it's
> needed, with or without Larry McVoy. In the same way TeX was created, or
> TCP/IP, or DNS, or smtp, or http/html... all of them were disruptive, very
> innovative, free and without any big company or lot of money to do "the real
> innovation".
> BTW, for some people, ReiserFS is quite innovative, it comes from a small
> company doing services, it's free, and it seems that Hans is reasonably happy
> :-)

And these examples show that free software can "parasite" on something
else than large company doing a lot of R&D. Government is not exactly a
easy host to kill. :-)

> --
> ricardo galli GPG id C8114D34


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