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"Free Software" - what does that mean?

Mode of production of Free Software

This is a very important characteristic

  • Without money

    Developers finance themselves by other means

    Similar to other hobbies

  • Effort ist taken on a voluntary basis

    • Necessity of concrete solutions to problems

    • Selbstentfaltung of the developers

      Programming is fun (for some people)

      Other activities may serve the Selbstentfaltung also

  • Manifold self-organized in small, independent groups

  • International in the Internet


Often a high quality results

Quality is a direct result of the mode of production

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