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Old 09-08-2010, 03:20 AM   #1
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LXer: This is Why You Do It: Open Source Software Saves Charity


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We love feel-good stories about how open source software helps improve living conditions in third-world countries or comes to the rescue in times of crisis, but this one really takes the cake. A Canadian non-profit foundation specializing raising awareness about schizophrenia was saved from going under by deploying open source software to manage its day-to-day office needs. If FOSS developers need a reminder of why you grind away at code for so little in return, here it is.

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