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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] libreplanet-discuss Digest, Vol 79, Issue 9

From: IngeGNUe
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] libreplanet-discuss Digest, Vol 79, Issue 9
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:45:50 -0400

On the one hand, I've never experienced the Free software community as
caring very much about corporate correctness (I say corporate because
this is a far cry from political correctness), which for some people can
be very refreshing. Some of us got really fed up with Windows and looked
for other options, and then found GNU and the philolophy around Free

On the other hand, I understand that it would perhaps be necessary to
see companies stop using proprietary software. However,

On 09/12/2016 02:51 AM, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> I tell the vendors, the techies, the managers: "Check out the Free
> Software community. You'll see how supportive they are, how helpful.
> How friendly."

What kind of support? Given that many of us do all this stuff for free,
I think hackers and helpers should get some "support" ($) in return from
companies (not individuals). Perhaps this could be part of the move
toward providing an easy way to donate to developers. (As for tech
support, anyone can build a regular business around that.)

Thoughts anyone?

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