He really understands open source

“There’s free software and then there’s open source”, he suggested, noting that the company gives away its software in developing countries. With open source software, on the other hand, “there is this thing called the GPL, which we disagree with”.

Open source, he said, creates a license “so that nobody can improve the software”.

He is Bill Gates, reported by Wired.

If open source software doesn’t improve, then I would like to understand why the beta of IE8 emulates the behaviour of Firefox, and not vice versa.

Technorati Tags: ,
No Responses

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.