humm Re: [Beowulf] Re: Redmond is at it, again
alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com
Mon Jun 14 11:28:09 PDT 2004
On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> > >
> > > It looks like its true what some says about open source code:
> > >
> > > A person with know-how will get a system free of charge.
a non-profit can usually get stuff for free ( even from that corp up in
the nw )
- no know-how needed for that part
hardware is cheap ...
"we'll get around to it support is in-expensive"
"good support is expensive"
> > > A smart person with know-how will get rich on selling a system that is
> > > free of charge.
only if you get bought out by a bigger fish
- not many of them around ... that "got rich" "selling systems
free of charge" ( presumably hardware, vs "selling sw" )
> > :-) Also worth noting -- A smart person can in many cases maximize
> > their personal utility by contributing to a community-based software
> > development infrastructure in their area of specialty.
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