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LXer 10-08-2006 04:54 PM

LXer: Developers do not exist, Users much less. Part 1: He who owns the code shall rule them all
 
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Have you ever noticed that people external to the world of Free and Open Source Software keep wondering about «the Community»? They seem to be curious to know the phenomenon of the so-called FOSS community. They usually show themselves eager to «know more» about it, sometimes -perhaps unconsciously so- willing to join it, to be be part of that Thing that pertains as much to their own fantasies of hackerdom as to the widespread interest on secret societies (which the FOSS community really is not).

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