[ANSOL-geral][ NEWS ] Four Free Software fallacies

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Fri Sep 27 09:33:02 2002

Four Free Software fallacies

    - By Brendan Scott - There are four fallacies relating to free software
    which seem to be getting some press at the moment: (1) Giving stuff
    away doesn't work; (2) No one will create free software applications;
    (3) The GPL is viral; and (4) We need greed to drive developers. This
    paper addresses each in turn and sets out why they are misdirected or
    otherwise do not form the basis for an argument against free software
    when compared to the ...