Qtopia coming for Neo1973
lpotter at trolltech.com
Tue Sep 25 20:36:53 CEST 2007
Dani Anon wrote:
> Yep, but there's this undeniable fact that having 0 entry cost invites
> a whole new class of developers that you wouldn't have otherwise. I
> think we could perfectly choose QTopia and just handicap commercial
> developers, either of the options is better than having two options.
You are confusing 'commercial' with 'closed source'. No one says open
source software cannot be sold commercially. You just have to offer and
release your code to your customers should they want it.
I don't see how charging a carpenter for a hammer is a handicap. To make
his/her own hammer would cost more than it would to buy one from the
local hardware store. You cannot hammer a nail very well without a
hammer. A rock might work.
Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, MES, Trolltech
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