On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 16:14:22 +0530, Siddhesh Poyarekar
What is it about GNU/FSF and credits anyways? Somehow
nobody in businesses want to mention their name on anything
No, businesses care about the money. Getting credit is only
relevant if it gets publicity that gets more money, but that is an
In free software, what is in it for the authors? For a large
segment, getting the credit, and the recognition that follows, is
_it_. Eben Moglen commented on this to some extent in the recent
Theo/BSD/LKML scrap about credits for driver code.
So, not very surprising; if all one gets paid in is the coin of
recognition, stealing credits gets to be very important. Try stealing
money from businesses, they too kinda tend to get all hot and bothered
about silly little barter tokens they call money.
"People don't form relationships, they take hostages." anon
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