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There'll always be people who appreciate truly free software

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on August 01, 2008 09:53 PM
Most users are just "consumers". They use GNU/Linux because they don't have to pay for it, nor for OpenOffice, Gimp, mplayer, Firefox, Apache &c. If Microsoft gave away Windows and MS Office they'd switch to that in a heartbeat.

Those of us who understand why it's important for software to be free will always want free software.

Get away from the mentality that equates success with popularity.


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