[Fsf-friends] Promoting Open Source in a big way
Fri Nov 17 17:55:18 IST 2006
On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 16:48, Mayukh Datta Roy wrote:
> I am a computer science student about to graduate.
First of all you mailed to wrong list by saying open source rather
`free software' every where in your post.
Please read -
> The open source revolution
The free software revolution.
> Source software in their spare time. We have still not
> addressed one question "How to make Open Source a
> profitable Industry" because money after all is a sad
> fact of life and we all need it.
It has been addressed a long time when free software campaign was
started. Please read http://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html
> What kind of business model will make Open Source a
> money making endeavour so that people like myself do
> not have to work for some propriety software
> manufacturing firm but give our full attention to the
> development of open source softwares.
Please read -
> I think that will revolutionize the world by making
> open source the first choice rather than an
That's going on.
> How can we make open source software witholding all
> the principles of the GPL and still become a
> successful and profitable venture ?
FSF, Inc (http://fsf,org) - though non-profitable, but earning some
RedHat, Inc, Novell, etc
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