In real open source, you have the right to control your own destiny.
Once you start thinking more about where you want to be than about making the best product, you're screwed.
No-one has ever called me a cool dude. I'm somewhere between geek and normal.
I've been very happy with the commercial Linux CD-ROM vendors linux Red Hat.
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
I think, fundamentally, open source does tend to be more stable software. It's the right way to do things.
Programmers are in the enviable position of not only getting to do what they want to, but because the end result is so important they get paid to do it. There are other professions like that, but not that many.
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.
Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
Software is like sex: it's better when it's free.
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