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Re: sustainable development


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: sustainable development
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:26:15 +0200
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Am Dienstag, 22. September 2009 02:40:47 schrieb address@hidden:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 07:59:34AM +0200, Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
> > For example about half the Linux kernel hackers are being paid for
> > their ethical work.
> 
> Half? The last analysis I saw concluded 80% *at least*, probably more.

Great! That means the numbers definitely changes (my information is "a bit" 
dated :) 
 
> I don't think this is actually true. My impression is that this is
> rather an exception.
> 
> Most people who work on free software in their spare time either don't
> have a proper job (students etc.), or don't work as programmers but
> rather do something completely different for they job, or -- probably
> most often -- do custom software at work.

I trust your experience in that - it's most likely my information is lacking. 

Thanks for the update! 

Arne

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