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Re: Zimbra barely qualifies as open source

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on November 07, 2008 03:26 AM
What difference does it make if they charge for the software - you wouldn't pay for a decent-quality application?
I have never been able to come to grips with the attitude that 'open-source' has to equate to no-cost or someone's getting screwed.
If I could pay for a true Adobe Illustrator equivalent (or even bloaty ol' Illustrator itself) that would run on Linux or on Open Systems, i'd be right up there at the front of the line to do so. I've set up ZCS for several small companies, and I can tell you without reservation it's a lot faster and easier to configure than trying to do it all yourself. Surely that's worth something?


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