Linux.com (who shares a amalgamated overlord with Slashdot) has an interesting look at what going proprietary can mean for your overall effectiveness. Using Firefox swing
copyrights:cite this source roget's ii: the new thesaurus "Interclue" as the object lesson, the piece looks at both the sociology and social difficulties enveloping the project. "Even more significantly, the efforts to commercialize only detract from the dos itself. The basic idea behind Interclue would make for a handy Web utility, but seems too slight to build a mtier around. The effort to do so only leads to complications that do nothing to enhance the basic utility, and to pleas for donations that can only annoy. The result is that, if your site on free systems program doesn't lead you to avoid Interclue, the efforts to monetize it almost certainly will."
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