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So what if it's not free?

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 141.12.217.85] on November 29, 2007 02:57 PM
Could you guys please get your collective heads out of your arses? *So what* if it's not free software? It appears to be an extremely cool piece of software which is available in a Linux version. Hence, it belongs on linux.com. The mission statement I find in "About Linux.com" says nothing about being lomited to free (as in whatever) software.

What Linux needs in order to gain (even more) traction, are good applications. This includes closed-source, non-free, commercial applications. Shouting " but it's not free", "let's create an open-source clone" and some of the other remarks in the forum is not a good way to encourage developers (again - including commercial developers) to embrace Linux.

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