'Get a smooth ride from idea to implementation'


“Merit can be bought. Passion cannot.”


When I look at an open source software, I assume it reflects ideas and vision of the innovative and passionate developers who were motivated to write that piece of software. When I look at a commercial software, I assume it is created by software engineers who got paid to write code, to write documents, to test code, and more than that it is sold by paid salesmen. This reflects in the design and implementation of the software. >> more


An analogy between software projects and beauty: open source projects have natural beauty, whereas commercial projects acquire beauty through cosmetics and makeup. The reason why natural beauty wins over cosmetics. >> more