[Ilugc] Open source and business

Arun Venkataswamy arun289 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 13:31:33 IST 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 1:20 PM, satyaakam goswami <satyaakam at gmail.com>wrote:

> i give this simple analogy to students as what they want to be , there
> are gold rush people ( the guys with one idea and want to make it big
> through product or service )  and people who will be making spades (
> the guys who actually build things )  for the gold rush , may be
> mostly you have seen and interacted with people who are into  making
> spades.
Nice analogy.
But... The spades are free as in free beer!
How many people even look at the names of the authors of `that` brilliant
little library under LGPL which saved you a few days of coding? :)

> anyway what is that big idea you have on your mind?

My post was more to do with a feeling of being a leech :)


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Known is a drop, Unknown is an ocean

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