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Re: How do Free software developers get money?


From: mike3
Subject: Re: How do Free software developers get money?
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 14:59:48 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 28, 4:54 am, Ciaran O'Riordan <address@hidden> wrote:
> mike3 <address@hidden> writes:
> > So then the pay would come from free software companies?
>
> Yes.  Here are some 
> examples:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_software_companies
>
> And then there's Sun, IBM, and Google who each hire quite a few free
> software developers.  As does Nokia, particularly with their apparent
> upcoming acquisition of Trolltech.
>

Is the software they then develop for those companies Free software,
however?

> The Gnash project also hires quite a few, as does 
> Kitware:http://fosdem.org/2008/interview/bill+hoffman
> (see last question)
>
> etc.


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