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because I don't like most open-source software

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on May 01, 2003 12:59 AM
I write open-source software because I don't like how difficult / time-consuming it is to use the Linux platform and most (not all) open-source software that runs on that platform.


I write open-source software because I don't like the GPL. How can you call the GPL "free" when it doesn't allow you to take GPL'd code and use it in closed source software? It doesn't sound much like freedom to me.


I write open-source software because I don't like commercial software's adoption of "activation" features. I shouldn't have to contact Microsoft so they can allow me to run software that I legitimately paid for.


I write open-source software because I don't like my job and want to make a name for myself so that I can get a programming job that I would enjoy.


I write open-source software because I need a challenge and get bored quickly.

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