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The Math Of FOSS Freeloaders: Why Freeloaders Are Essential To FOSS Project Success

Stephen Walli | Outercurve Foundation | March 13, 2013

Concerns are raised every once in a while in the broader free and open source software community about freeloaders.  The attitude expressed is that if you're getting the benefit of FOSS, you should contribute.  Building a business on a FOSS project you don't own, whether you're providing a service or product around a FOSS project should in return garner some sort of quid pro quo.  In reality, freeloaders are desirable. Read More »