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Re: GNUstep roadmap (was Re: [Suggestion] GNUstep-test for qualitycontr


From: Jeff Teunissen
Subject: Re: GNUstep roadmap (was Re: [Suggestion] GNUstep-test for qualitycontrol)
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 10:38:59 -0500

Philip Mötteli wrote:

> Am 01.11.2003 um 22:43 schrieb Jason Clouse:
> > On 2003-11-01 12:48:49 +0100 Philip Mötteli <address@hidden>
> > wrote:
> > Business is fine and all but Linux was built largely by volunteers
> > doing it for fun.  And volunteers are usually willing to help port
> > stuff if it isn't too difficult.  I don't see any reason to shun
> > amateurs and hobbyists if they're willing to help out.
> 
> I don't think Linux would be, where it is now, without having entered
> (successfully) the enterprise world. I'm sorry.

The hobbyists got Linux to the point where it was a credible contender, the
enterprise just brought money. So while it almost certainly would not be as
popular, it would still be approximately as good.

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