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[aprssig] Igateing a Non Amateur - APRS Software

wa7nwp at jnos.org wa7nwp at jnos.org
Sun Oct 2 19:14:29 UTC 2005


> He (Stallman) is totally oblivious to the fact that vast amounts of
> this intellectual property is created expressly for the purpose of
> creating wealth, and without the financial incentive it would not
> exist. A "GPL world" would very quickly stagnate intellectually, just
> as the Soviet Union world stagnated financially. There always will be
> a place for intellectual altruism, just as there is for monetary
> altruism, but it cannot be forced without dire consequences.
>
> Steve K4HG

APRS is a good example of this stagnation.   What new progress
do we have to show for the past few years?

A better (financially rewarding) model for software development
for Amateur Radio authors would result in more and better
software.

Bill - WA7NWP





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