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Re: [SLUG] Developing FOSS while employed developing proprietary software
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Developing FOSS while employed developing proprietary software
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2004 11:26:00 +1000
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<quote who="Stuart Guthrie">
> The whole business model for a 'software house' is not necessarily there
> in FOSS/OSS yet. Please, please contradict me.
Trolltech? MySQL? There's a pretty big list of profitable software companies
that release their golden geese under FOSS licenses. (FOSS == Free and Open
Source Software, you don't have to say FOSS/OSS.)
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