[arch-general] Question about automated builder

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 12:00:18 EST 2011

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 9:49 AM, C Anthony Risinger <anthony at extof.me>wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 10:26 AM, Thomas S Hatch <thatch45 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 9:08 AM, C Anthony Risinger <anthony at extof.me
> >wrote:
> >
> > But with that said I feel very strongly that my wants as a commercial
> user
> > of Arch are not on par with the needs of the Arch community in the
> manner,
> > in fact I would say that my wants from a commercial perspective should be
> > thrown out, I don't want my commercial use of Arch to taint the
> community,
> > it is one of my greatest fears as an Arch TU and contributor.
> no way, don't even think/worry about that.
> commercial needs are what fund a significant amount of "open
> development"; your business problem is what really drives this
> endeavor, and makes it worthwhile to sink (limited) time resources
> toward.  everyone else is freely gaining.  nothing to be ashamed of in
> even the slightest bit imo; most of us (guessing :-) who do open
> development are likely employed and fed by doing other, "less open",
> development.
> if everything was 100% free software/labor there wouldn't be much
> porridge for all the developer bears out there, and this bear would be
> in a more lucrative line of work.  starving developers don't generate
> much software to play with :-)
> C Anthony

Ha! I agree, but with that said, the wants of the one sure as heck don't
outweigh the needs of the open source!!

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