Anyway, thanks again for your input thus far, from what I've gathered
here's some points from what you've suggested:
* Free Software will be of higher quality.
Be careful with this one. While this can be true, this is one of the
arguments of open source. When free software isn't of higher quality,
we still stand strong and can argue for its use, because free software
still respects our freedoms; however, if "open source" software fails to
be of higher quality than a proprietary alternative, there is no leg to
* Even if they one day want to sell this software, keeping it Free
will actually make it easier.
I'm not sure about "easier". I'm not an economist or business
strategist, and I'd be absolutely terrible at selling software; but
business models vary widly---some find great success in selling free
software, while others find great difficulty (support contracts are one