[Fsf-friends] Re: Join IRC: irc.freenode.net , #marathiopensource,
Fri Nov 10 13:46:50 IST 2006
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On Friday 10 November 2006 13:08, Vihan Pandey wrote:
> > > At the end of the day its up to your free will to determine are
> > > you interested in ``high quality technically superior software
> > > and extreme amounts of $$$" or are you interested in building a
> > > better society based on freedom and equality.
> > Or maybe even both!
> At a technical level yes. But at a philosophical level not without
> self conflict and contradiction.
Er, what precisely are you trying to say? That if one follows the
free software ideology one can't think about technical superiority or
making lots of money? I'm sorry, I don't agree with that at all.
Please remember, free software isn't some communist/socialist
platform -- it's about freedom, and works as well in the context of
capitalism as in the context of socialism. I'm a capitalist -- I
personally make money from free software, and I know enough other
people who do too. Haven't suffered from any self conflict or
- -- Raju
Raj Mathur raju at kandalaya.org http://kandalaya.org/
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